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4,809 gross 1878 at Glasgow by J. & G. Thomson & Co. Cunard Line 430.1ft x 44.6ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1878  Nov. 12, launched for the Cunard Line as the "Gallia"Atlantic Journey ID 1520
 1879  Apr. 5, maiden voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1521
 1880  Liverpool  Feb. 14  New York  Feb. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  May 08  New York  May 18 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  June 12  New York  June 21 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Apr. 16  New York  Apr. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  May 21  New York  May 30 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  June 25  New York  July 04 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  July 30  New York  Aug. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Sept. 03  New York  Sept. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  Feb. 04  New York  Feb. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  May 27  New York  June 05 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  Aug. 05  New York  Aug. 14 via Queenstown, Captain William Henry Percy Hains. Submitted by Reg Milon, Toronto, OntarioTransatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Mar. 31  New York  Apr. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  June 09  New York  June 19 Transatlantc ID
 1885  Broke her shaft, the Geiser of the Thingvalla Line lost her railing when the towline broke in an attempt to tow herAtlantic Journey ID 5100
 1885  Liverpool  June 06  New York  June 15 Transatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Aug. 01  New York  Aug. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Mar. 20  New York  Mar. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Apr. 20  Boston  Apr. 28 Crossing the Ocean in 7daysTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  May 25  Boston  June 03 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Aug. 03  Boston  Aug. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     New York  June 17 White Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Dec. 17  New York  Dec. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Mar. 27  New York  Apr. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     New York  June 29 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     New York  July 27 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Sept. 11  New York  Sept. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  Mar. 26  New York  Apr. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  Apr. 23  New York  May 02 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     New York  May 30 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  June 18  New York  June 28 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  Aug. 27  New York  Sept. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  May 06  New York  May 16 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     New York  June 13 Also reported arrive 1890-06-15Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  July 01  New York  July 11 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     New York  Dec. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool     New York  May 21 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool  May 03  New York  May 12 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool     New York  June 10 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool  July 16  New York  July 25 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool  Aug. 23  New York  Sept. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1893  Liverpool  Feb. 04  New York  Feb. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     New York  Jan. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     New York  Feb. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Boston  Apr. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Boston  May 12 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Boston  June 16 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Boston  Apr. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Boston  July 05 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Boston  Aug. 10 Also reported arrive 1895-08-09Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Baltimore  Sept. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Chartered by Cia Trasatatlantica, became "Don Alvaro de Bazan"Atlantic Journey ID 1522
 1896  Reverted to "Gallia"Atlantic Journey ID 1523
 1896  Liverpool     Boston  May 29 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Liverpool     Boston  Aug. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1897  Acquired by the Beaver Line, name remained GalliaAtlantic Journey ID 1524
 1897  Nov. 20, first voyage Liverpool - Halifax - St. John, NBAtlantic Journey ID 1525
 1899  Acquired by Allan Line name remained GalliaAtlantic Journey ID 1527
 1899  Stranded near Sorel Point near Quebec, salvagedAtlantic Journey ID 1528
 1900  Scrapped at CherbourgAtlantic Journey ID 1526
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
Gallia, Cunard Line steamship
Gallia, Cunard Line steamship
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Gallia, Cunard Line steamship
Gallia, Cunard Line steamship
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Gallia, Cunard Line steamship - at port
Gallia, Cunard Line steamship - at port
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Cuard Line sisters Gallia, Bothnia (1), Scythia (1)
Cuard Line sisters Gallia, Bothnia (1), Scythia (1)
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On deck of the Cunard Line steamship Gallia
On deck of the Cunard Line steamship Gallia
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Cunard Line steamship Gallia - The saloon
Cunard Line steamship Gallia - The saloon
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These engravings were printed in "The Graphic" in 1879. The image above shows sailors at work on deck of the Cunard Line steamer Gallia while crossing the Atlantic ocean. One can clearly see what is known as the BRIDGE of the ship. In the old days the bridge was actually a bridge, from where the commanding officer had a good overview and could shout his orders to all parts of the ship. Being on the bridge was quite a struggle in bad weather as the men on it were not protected like on modern ships today.

Plan showing the arrangements for the Main deck, Spar deck, and Promenade deck of the Cunard Line steamship Gallia
Plan showing the arrangements for the Main deck, Spar deck, and Promenade deck of the Cunard Line steamship Gallia
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Cunard Line steamship Gallia
Cunard Line steamship Gallia
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