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3,499 gross 1865 at Glasgow by Tod & McGregor Guion Line 375.2ft x 39.6ft 
 1865 Feb. 25, launched as the Delaware for Richardson, Spence & Co, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 6740
 1865 Purchased by Inman Line, renamed City of New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 6741
 1865 June 7, maiden voyage Liverpool-Queenstown-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 6742
 1871 Rebuilt, lengthened to 375.2ft, new tonnage: 3,523 gross, accommodation: 150 cabin, 400 3rd-class (steerage)Atlantic Journey ID 6743
 1876 Chartered by the American LineAtlantic Journey ID 6744
 1877 Re-engined with compound engines by NE Marine Co LtdAtlantic Journey ID 6745
 1878 Chartered by the Guion LineAtlantic Journey ID 6746
 1883 Re-engined with new compound engines by Blair & Co, StocktonAtlantic Journey ID 6747
 1884 Purchased by the Allan Line, renamed NorwegianAtlantic Journey ID 6748
 1884 June 12, first voyage for Allan Line Glasgow-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 6749
 1891 Glasgow - New York Atlantic Journey ID 6750
 1903 Broken up in HollandAtlantic Journey ID 6751
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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