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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,004 gross 1873 at Glasgow by Alexander Stephen & Sons Anchor Line 402ft x 40.2ft x (24.8ft) 33ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1873  Aug. 12, launched. 3 decks & awning deck, 7 bulkheads. Master: CraigAtlantic Journey ID 4430
 1873  Dec. 13, maiden voyage Glasgow - Moville - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4431
 1874  Nov. 6, sold to The Barrow Steam Ship Co. Ltd., operated by Anchor LineAtlantic Journey ID 4432
 1875  Glasgow - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 9205
 1878  Glasgow     New York  Mar. 10 ?? Arrival date missing - Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 9,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1878  Glasgow     New York  May 17 ?? Arrival date unknown - Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 8 days and 15 hoursTransatlantc ID
 1878  Glasgow  Aug. 01  New York  Aug. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1878  Glasgow     New York  Sept. 14 Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 9 daysTransatlantc ID
 1879  Glasgow     New York  June 29 Agent Henderson Brothers, ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1879  Glasgow     New York  Aug. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Glasgow     New York  Sept. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Glasgow     New York  Nov. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Glasgow     New York  Dec. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Glasgow     New York  Jan. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Glasgow     New York  May 11 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Glasgow     New York  June 12 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Glasgow     New York  July 10 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Glasgow     New York  Sept. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Glasgow  Oct. 08  New York  Oct. 17 Also reported arrive 1880-10-18. Arrived 07:00 in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1880  Glasgow     New York  Dec. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Glasgow     New York  Apr. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Glasgow     New York  May 18 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Glasgow     New York  June 19 Also reported arrive 1881-06-21Transatlantc ID
 1881  Glasgow     New York  July 25 Arrived in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1881  Glasgow     New York  Aug. 28 Also reported arrive 1881-08-29. Arrived in New York at noonTransatlantc ID
 1881  Glasgow     New York  Oct. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Glasgow     New York  Nov. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Glasgow  Apr. 22  New York  May 02 Also reported arrive 1882-05-03Transatlantc ID
 1882  Glasgow     New York  June 12 Also reported arrive 1882-06-14Transatlantc ID
 1882  Glasgow     New York  July 26 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Glasgow     New York  Sept. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Glasgow     New York  Oct. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Glasgow     New York  June 17 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Glasgow     New York  July 22 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Glasgow     New York  Aug. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Glasgow     New York  Nov. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Glasgow     New York  Dec. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Fitted with new compound enginesAtlantic Journey ID 4433
 1884  Glasgow  Aug. 07  New York  Aug. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Glasgow  Oct. 31  New York  Nov. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1885  Glasgow  Mar. 13  New York  Mar. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1885  Glasgow  May 28  New York  June 07 Transatlantc ID
 1885  Glasgow  July 02  New York  July 12 Transatlantc ID
 1885  Glasgow  Aug. 06  New York  Aug. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1885  Glasgow     New York  Oct. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1885  Glasgow  Nov. 19  New York  Nov. 28 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Glasgow  Feb. 12  New York  Feb. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Glasgow  Apr. 22  New York  May 01 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Glasgow  May 27  New York  June 06 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Glasgow  July 01  New York  July 11 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Glasgow  Sept. 09  New York  Sept. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Glasgow  Nov. 04  New York  Nov. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Glasgow  Mar. 17  New York  Mar. 28 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Glasgow  Apr. 21  New York  May 05 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Glasgow  May 26  New York  June 05 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Glasgow  June 30  New York  July 10 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Glasgow  Aug. 04  New York  Aug. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Glasgow  Sept. 08  New York  Sept. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Glasgow  Oct. 13  New York  Oct. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Glasgow  Nov. 17  New York  Nov. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Glasgow  Jan. 26  New York  Feb. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Glasgow     New York  Mar. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Glasgow  Apr. 12  New York  Apr. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Glasgow  May 17  New York  May 28 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Glasgow  July 27  New York  Aug. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Glasgow  Aug. 30  New York  Sept. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Glasgow  Feb. 21  New York  Mar. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Glasgow  Mar. 28  New York  Apr. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Glasgow  May 02  New York  May 10 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Glasgow  Aug. 15  New York  Aug. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Glasgow  Sept. 19  New York  Sept. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Glasgow  Oct. 24  New York  Nov. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Glasgow  Mar. 28  New York  Apr. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Glasgow  June 05  New York  June 16 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Glasgow  July 10  New York  July 21 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Glasgow  Aug. 14  New York  Aug. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Glasgow  Sept. 18  New York  Sept. 28 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Glasgow     New York  June 28 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Glasgow     New York  Sept. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1891       New York  Nov. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Glasgow  Dec. 11  New York  Dec. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1892       New York  Mar. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1892       New York  Apr. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1892       New York  May 29 Also reported arrive 1892-05-30Transatlantc ID
 1892       New York  Aug. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1892       New York  Sept. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1892       New York  Nov. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1893  Returned to Anchor Line ownershipAtlantic Journey ID 4434
 1893       New York  May 08 Transatlantc ID
 1893       New York  June 11 Transatlantc ID
 1893       New York  July 16 Transatlantc ID
 1893       New York  Aug. 19 Also reported arrive 1893-08-21Transatlantc ID
 1893       New York  Oct. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1894       New York  Jan. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1894       New York  May 26 Transatlantc ID
 1894  June 6: Capt. Wilson, Collided with an iceberg on way from New York to Glasgow, a large portion of her bow at and above the water line badly stove and broken. Panic among the passengers, rushing to the decks. Glasses and dishes thrown to the floorAtlantic Journey ID 9172
 1894       New York  Aug. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1894       New York  Sept. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1895       New York  Sept. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1895       New York  Nov. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1897       New York  Aug. 31 Transatlantc ID
 1898       New York  May 16 Transatlantc ID
 1907  August, Sold for scrappingAtlantic Journey ID 4435
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
Ethiopia, Anchor Line steamship
Ethiopia, Anchor Line steamship
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The Ethiopia was one of 5 identical sisters built 1873 - 1878. The other sisters were the Bolivia built 1874, Anchoria built 1875, Devonia built 1877 and the Circassia (1) built 1878. The Devonia had passenger accommodations for about 180 saloon passenger, 90 2nd class passengers and 700 steerage passengers. Below you can see two of the other sisters, the Anchoria (1) and the Devonia.


Anchoria, Anchor Line steamship
Anchoria, Anchor Line steamship
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