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2,328 gross 1882 at Sunderland by Bartram, Haswell & Co. Red Star Line 300ft x 37.1ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1882  Built as the Sacrobosco for Wilkie & Turnbull of South ShieldsAtlantic Journey ID 13586
 1890  Jan. 14: burned to the waterline by a grain elevator fire at Baltimore, 3 crewmen killedAtlantic Journey ID 13587
 1890  The wreck was bought and repaired by the owners of the Red Star Line, the International Mercantile Marine, was rebuilt and renamed ConemaughAtlantic Journey ID 13588
 1891  Antwerp     New York  Mar. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Apr. 5: was cleared from San Francisco with 17,500 barrels and 190 bags of Louisiana sugar for export to eastern portsAtlantic Journey ID 13569
 1891  Antwerp     New York  Aug. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Antwerp     New York  Oct. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Antwerp     New York  Nov. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Antwerp     New York  Jan. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Antwerp     New York  Feb. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Antwerp     New York  Apr. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Apr. 20: departed New York for PhiladelphiaAtlantic Journey ID 13570
 1892  Apr. 23: departed Philadelphia for Riga with 6 million pounds of flour, 88,000 pounds of rice and other provisions for the famine in RussiaAtlantic Journey ID 13571
 1897  January: went ashore off Terschelling while on way from Southampton to Antwerp,later went aground at Otterdorf bound fr Hamburg (Capt. Harriman) Atlantic Journey ID 13584
 1897  Oct. 19: departed Havre for New York via Dunkirk Oct. 22 (Capt. Broomhead) Atlantic Journey ID 13583
 1897  Nov. 9: arrived New York from Havre and Dunkirk (Capt. Broomhead) Atlantic Journey ID 13582
 1897  November: was reported to have been taken over by The State S.S. Co. for use as a transport between San Francisco - Seattle and St. Michael, Alaska Atlantic Journey ID 13581
 1898  May 10: arrived San Francisco 69 days from New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 13572
 1898  June: was almost lost in a hurricane on way from Seattle to St. Michael - her tow of one barge and one river steamer was lost Atlantic Journey ID 13580
 1898  Aug. 27: departed Seattle with 4 river steamers in sections and a large cargo of supplies for the U.S. Army at St.Michael Atlantic Journey ID 13579
 1899  Feb. 4: was chartered as a Government transport ship to carry freight to Manila Atlantic Journey ID 13573
 1899  Mar. 28: departed Honolulu with a large number of army mules for Manila (Capt. J. A. Broomhead) Atlantic Journey ID 13574
 1900  June 22: Capt. J. A. Broomhead transferred to the steamship PennsylvaniaAtlantic Journey ID 13577
 1900  July 29: was reported to have arrived Kobe on way to Taku with mounts for the 6th. Cavalry Atlantic Journey ID 13585
 1900  Commanded by Capt. E. V. RobertsAtlantic Journey ID 13576
 1901  May: Capt. Charles Baring took command of the shipAtlantic Journey ID 13575
 1901  July: was used for San Fransisco - Seattle - Nome, St. Michael service as a transport in connection with the gold rushAtlantic Journey ID 13578
 1904  Jan. 26: departed Honolulu with 3.000 tons of sugar for Pennsylvania. She was under charted by Castle & Cooke (Capt. Baring)Atlantic Journey ID 13567
 1904  Feb. 28: departed Coronel after taking on coal on her way from Honolulu to Pennsylvania and was never heard of again - a crew of 40 was lostAtlantic Journey ID 13568
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
Conemaugh, Red Star Line steamship
Conemaugh, Red Star Line steamship
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