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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
12,268 gross 1900 at Belfast, Ireland by Harland & Wolff White Star Line 578.3ft x 59.3ft x 35.8ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1900  May 31, launched as the Commonwealth for the Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 3715
 1900  Oct. 4, maiden voyage Liverpool - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 3716
 1903  Taken over by the White Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 3717
 1904  Mediterranean serviceAtlantic Journey ID 3718
 1904  Liverpool     Boston  Jan. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1917  War serviceAtlantic Journey ID 3719
 1918  War serviceAtlantic Journey ID 3720
 1919  War serviceAtlantic Journey ID 3721
 1922  Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 3722
 1925  Broken up at Briton FerryAtlantic Journey ID 3723
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
Canopic, White Star Line steamship - at Naples
Canopic, White Star Line steamship - at Naples
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The S/S Canopic, White Star Line
Picture of the S/S Canopic from an old postcard
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The Canopic had a tonnage of 12,097 tons gross, 9,645 under deck and 7,717 net. Poop 99 feet long; Bridge Deck 338 feet; Forecastle 67 feet. She had one funnel, two masts and twin screws. There was triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 29 1/2, 50 & (4) 58 inches diameter respectively and stroke 54 inches. The engine was built by Harland & Wolff and delivered 988 nominal horsepower, giving the ship a service speed of 16 knots. There was accommodation for 250-1st, 250-2nd and 800-3rd class passengers. Renamed "Canopic" i 1904 when taken over by the White Star Line.
Canopic, White Star Line steamship - at Boston
Canopic, White Star Line steamship - at Naples
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S/S Commonwealth, Dominion Line
The Canopic as the Commonwealth for the Dominion Line
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