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1,794 gross 1860 at Glasgow by J. & G. Thomson & Co. Cunard Line 276ft x 36.5ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1860  Mar. 8, launched for Cunard's Mediterranean serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1261
 1871  June 8, maiden voyage Liverpool-Queenstown-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3663
 1873  Lengthened, and had new compounded engines, mizzen mast addedAtlantic Journey ID 1262
 1873  May 1, first voyage Liverpool - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1264
 1873  Liverpool     New York  May 13 Agent DHrr. Gunnestad & Co., ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool     Boston  Sept. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Apr. 14  New York  Apr. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  May 19  Boston  May 31 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  June 23  Boston  July 04 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Sept. 01  Boston  Sept. 12 Also reported arrive 1880-09-11Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Oct. 06  Boston  Oct. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     Boston  Apr. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  June 15  Boston  June 26 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  July 20  Boston  Aug. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Aug. 24  Boston  Sept. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     Boston  Oct. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     Boston  Nov. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     Boston  Nov. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     Boston  Dec. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool     Boston  June 12 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool     Boston  July 25 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  Sept. 20  Boston  Oct. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Mar. 14  Boston  Mar. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Apr. 25  Boston  May 06 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Transferred to Mediterranean serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1265
 1896  Broken upAtlantic Journey ID 1263
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


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