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3,428 gross 1870 at Glasgow by J. & G. Thomson & Co. Cunard Line 361.2ft x 41.4ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1870  July 12, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1156
 1870  Sept. 27, maiden voyage Liverpool-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1159
 1871  Liverpool     New York  June 03 Transatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool  June 27  New York  July 08 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  May 03 Agent DHrr. Gunnestad & Co., ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  May 28  New York  June 08 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  July 12 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  Sept. 10  New York  Sept. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 27 Arrival date is estimated - Arrived in New York after a journey of 10 daysTransatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool     New York  July 12 Transatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  May 04  America  May 14 ?? Unknown harborTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Apr. 17  New York  Apr. 28 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  May 22  New York  June 01 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool     New York  July 07 Arrived in New York in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Sept. 04  New York  Sept. 14 Also reported arrive 1880-09-13Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     New York  Mar. 31 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Apr. 23  New York  May 04 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  May 28  New York  June 08 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  July 09  New York  July 21 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Oct. 27, last voyage Liverpool-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1160
 1881  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Sold to Red Star Line, renamed PennlandAtlantic Journey ID 1161
 1882  Fitted with compound engines by J. Jack & Co, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 1162
 1882  Rebuilt, new spar-deck; 3,760 tonsAtlantic Journey ID 1157
 1890  3 voyages Antwerp-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1163
 1891  2 voyages Antwerp-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1164
 1892  8 voyages Antwerp-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1165
 1893  2 voyages Antwerp-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1166
 1894  3 voyages Antwerp-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1167
 1895  Chartered by American Line for Liverpool-Philadelphia serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1158
 1903  Scrapped in ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 1168
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges
Algeria, Cunard Line steamship
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