May 17, maiden voyage Glasgow - Moville - New York
Feeder ship from Trondheim 1903-09-29
November, became the armed merchant cruiser Columbella
Returned to Anchor Line
Converted to oil fuel.
November, 492 cabin and 420 3rd-class passengers.
Laid up in River Clyde.
Mar. 5, sold to Byron Steamship Co., London - renamed Moreas
Sold to Greece
Scrapped at Venice
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
The Culumbia (2) was built for the Anchor Line by D & W Henderson Ltd, of Glasgow, to replace the City of Rome. She had 3 funnels, 2 masts; twin screw propulsion, service speed 16 knots; accommodation for 345 1st-, 218 2nd-, and 740 3rd-class passengers.
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