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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
12,367 gross 1902 at Belfast, Ireland by Harland & Wolff White Star Line 500.3ft x 63.3ft x 45ft 
 YearRemarks
 1902  Maiden voyage Liverpool - WellingtonAtlantic Journey ID 3791
 1917 Liner Requisition SchemeAtlantic Journey ID 3792
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Corinthic, White Star Line steamship
Corinthic, White Star Line steamship
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The Corinthic was built 1901-1902 by Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast. She had a tonnage of 12,231 tons gross, 11,935 under deck and 7,832 net. She had one funnel, four masts, twin screws, 4 decks, and was fitted with refrigerating machinery. She also had water ballast. Propulsion: quadruple expansion engines with 8 cylinders of 22, 31, 46 & 66 inches diameter each pair, and stroke 48 inches. Engines built by Harland & Wolff, delivering 604 nominal horsepower giving the ship a speed of 14 knots. She had accommodation for 121-1st, 117-2nd and 450-3rd class passengers and was equipped with refrigerated holds for the carriage of frozen meat. She was launched for Shaw Savill &Albion - White Star Line joint service to New Zealand on 10th Apr.1902. Her maiden voyage started on 20th Nov.1902 when she left London for Cape Town and Wellington. Taken over under the Liner Requisition Scheme in 1917 and returned to her owners in 1920. On 20th Jan.1920 she resumed service on the UK - Panama - Wellington route and in 1923 rescued the crew of the Newfoundland schooner Marguerite Ryan. In 1926 she raced the New Zealand Shipping Co ship Remuera outbound to NZ and the ships were virtually in sight of each other all the way. She commenced her last sailing from Southampton to Wellington on 14th Aug.1931 and in Dec.1931 was sold to Hughes Bolckow for scrap and was broken up at Wallsend-on-Tyne. Call sign: TLWJ. Official registration #: 115296

[1908-09 Lloyd's Registry of shipping] [North Star to Southern Cross by John M. Maber][Merchant Fleets by Duncan Haws, vol.10, Shaw, Savill & Albion](submitted by Ted Finch and Gilbert Provost)

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