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7,682 gross 1900 at Newcastle by C. S. Swan & Hunter Wilson Line, Hull, England 461.5ft x 52.1ft x 31.1ft 
 1900 Feb 3; launched for the Wilson Line as the "Consuelo"Atlantic Journey ID 4019
 1900 Aug. 5; maiden voyage Hull-New York arrived Aug. 20Atlantic Journey ID 4020
 1900 4 voyages Hull-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4021
 1901 8 voyages Hull-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4022
 1902 8 voyages Hull-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4023
 1903 7 voyages Hull-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4024
 1904 4 voyages Hull-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4025
 1905 4 voyages Hull-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4026
 1908 March: last voyage Wilson Line run Hull-Boston-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4027
 1908 May 21; sold to Carin Line Steamships, renamed "Cairnrona"Atlantic Journey ID 4028
 1909 New tonnage: 7,640 grossAtlantic Journey ID 4031
 1909 Refitted to carry 50-1st and 800-3rd class passengersAtlantic Journey ID 4030
 1909 Sold to Thompson LineAtlantic Journey ID 4029
 1910 Fire in coal bunkers while off Beachy HeadAtlantic Journey ID 4032
 1911 Sold to Cunard Line, renamed AlbaniaAtlantic Journey ID 4033
 1912 Sold to Bank Line, renamed "Poleric"Atlantic Journey ID 4034
 1927 Sold to Japanese ownersAtlantic Journey ID 4035
 1929 Scrapped in JapanAtlantic Journey ID 4036
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
Consuelo - Wilson Line steamship
Consuelo - Wilson Line steamship
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The Consuelo as the Albania (1), Cunard Line steamship
The Consuelo as the Albania (1), Cunard Line steamship
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Details: one funnel, four masts, twin screws, triple expansion engines with 2 x 3 cylinders. Service speed of 12 knots. She had accommodation for 13-1st class passengers. In April 1910 she suffered fire in her coal bunkers while off Beachy Head in the English Channel and over 700 passengers were transferred temporarily to the Furness Withy cargo steamer "Kanawha". The fire was extinguished and she returned to London and sailed again on 16th April for Quebec and Montreal.


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