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1,962 gross 1851 at Glasgow by Tod & McGregor Inman Line 262ft x 36ft 
 1851 Aug. 16, launched for Glasgow & New York SS Co (their first vessel)Atlantic Journey ID 3282
 1851 Sept. 16, first voyage Glasgow - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3283
 1854 Chartered by French Govt. for Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 3284
 1859 Purchased by Inman Line (along with the Edinburgh)Atlantic Journey ID 3285
 1860 Feb. 22, first voyage for Inman Line, Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3286
 1865 Caught fire and sank, no lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 3287
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


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