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2,241 gross 1854 at Glasgow by J. & G. Thomson & Co. Cunard Line 314ft x 36ft 
 1854 June 27, launched for CunardAtlantic Journey ID 1573
 1854 Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 1576
 1856 Mediterranean serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1577
 1857 Mar. 12, chartered to European & Australian LineAtlantic Journey ID 1574
 1857 Sept. 16, first voyage Liverpool - Cork - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1578
 1860 Sept. 6, first voyage for the Allan Line Liverpool-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 1575
 1861 sold Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 1579
 1864 Nov. 3, wrecked at entrance to River Mersey, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 1580
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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Articles about selected ships ships and special events in their history. Descriptions of some of the great maritime disasters involving emigrant ships, like the wrecking of the steamer Atlantic of the White Star Line, sinking of the ocean liner Empress of Ireland and the Thingvalla line steamer Norge disaster. Check this section if you have an interest in shipwrecks.
This section contains articles describing the transatlantic voyage, the condition of the steerage accommodations and the experience of an ocean travel on an emigrant ship. You will find in-depth studies concerning the emigration process, statistics and facts, and information about the immigration processing centers line Castle Garden and Ellis Island.
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