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3,559 gross 1881 at Belfast by Harland & Wolff American Line 410.3ft x 39ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1881  Launched for British ShipownersAtlantic Journey ID 6869
 1881  Apr. 9, maiden voyage Liverpool - Philadelphia for American LineAtlantic Journey ID 6870
 1881  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 29 Arrived early morningTransatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     Philadelphia  July 03 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     Philadelphia  July 04 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Aug. 03  Philadelphia  Aug. 15 Also reported arrive 1881-08-12Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Oct. 31 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Apr. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 21 Also reported arrive 1882-05-20Transatlantc ID
 1883  Chartered by New Zealand Shipping Co. Atlantic Journey ID 6871
 1885  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Mar. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1885  May 30, made one voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New York for Guion LineAtlantic Journey ID 6872
 1886  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Jan. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Feb. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Mar. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 11 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     Philadelphia  June 23 Also reported arrive 1886-06-22Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Aug. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Sept. 13 Also reported arrive 1886-09-12Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Oct. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Dec. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Mar. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Apr. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 22 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     Philadelphia  June 26 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Aug. 07 Also reported arrive 1887-08-08Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Oct. 29 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Dec. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Jan. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Mar. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 27 Also reported arrive 1888-05-28Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     Philadelphia  July 08 Also reported arrive 1888-07-07Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Aug. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Nov. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Dec. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Jan. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Mar. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Apr. 20 Also reported arrive 1889-04-21Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Philadelphia  June 03 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Aug. 25 Also reported arrive 1889-08-26Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Oct. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Nov. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Sold to Holland America Line, renamed WerkendamAtlantic Journey ID 935
 1900  Sold to Chinese Eastern Railway, renamed HarbinAtlantic Journey ID 6873
 1904  Sunk by Russians at Port ArthurAtlantic Journey ID 6874
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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