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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
8,292 gross 1902 at Glasgow by D. & W. Henderson Ltd. Anchor Line 400ft x 49.3ft x 31ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1902  Feb. 22, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 4576
 1902  May 17, maiden voyage Glasgow - Moville - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4577
 1903  Glasgow     New York  Mar. 29 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Glasgow     New York  Apr. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Glasgow     New York  May 24 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Glasgow     New York  Oct. 11 Feeder ship from Trondheim 1903-09-29Transatlantc ID
 1904  Glasgow     New York  June 19 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Glasgow     New York  May 14 Transatlantc ID
 1914  November, became the armed merchant cruiser ColumbellaAtlantic Journey ID 4578
 1919  Returned to Anchor LineAtlantic Journey ID 4579
 1921  Converted to oil fuel.Atlantic Journey ID 4984
 1922  November, 492 cabin and 420 3rd-class passengers.Atlantic Journey ID 4985
 1925  Laid up in River Clyde.Atlantic Journey ID 4986
 1926  Mar. 5, sold to Byron Steamship Co., London - renamed MoreasAtlantic Journey ID 4580
 1928  Sold to GreeceAtlantic Journey ID 4581
 1929  Scrapped at VeniceAtlantic Journey ID 4582
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.

Columbia (2), Anchor Line steamship
Columbia (2), Anchor Line steamship
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Columbia (2) - Aanchor Line steamship, at Glasgow
Columbia (2) - Aanchor Line steamship, at Glasgow
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