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4,562 gross 1884 at Glasgow by J. & G. Thomson & Co. Beaver Line 400ft x 44.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1884  Dec. 4, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 5468
 1885  May 7, maiden voyage Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5469
 1887  Liverpool     New York  Mar. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     America  May 06 Port of Quebec/MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     Montreal  June 24 Crossing the Ocean in 8 daysTransatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Montreal  Apr. 26 Also reported arrive 1889-04-25Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Montreal  June 01 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Montreal  Aug. 10 Arrived at 01:00 morning after crossing the Ocean in 6 daysTransatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Montreal  Oct. 19 Arrived at 03:00 morning after crossing the Ocean in 5,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     Boston  Apr. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     Montreal  May 11 Crossing the Ocean in only 5 days and 14 hoursTransatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     Montreal  June 13 Queenstown 1890-06-07, crossing the Ocean in only 5 days and 2 hours. - Also reported arrive 1890-06-15Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     Montreal  July 20 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     Montreal  Aug. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     Montreal  Aug. 28 Arrived at 04:00 morning after crossing the Ocean in only 5 days and 3 hoursTransatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  Sept. 19  Montreal  Sept. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  Oct. 24  Montreal  Nov. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool     Montreal  Apr. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool     Montreal  June 07 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool     Montreal  July 11 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool     Montreal  Sept. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1893  Liverpool  Mar. 18  Halifax  Mar. 28 New York 1893-03-31Transatlantc ID
 1893  Liverpool  Apr. 29  Quebec  May 09 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1893  Liverpool     Quebec  Aug. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Halifax  Apr. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1894  July, collided with an iceberg in Straits of Belle Isle, minor damagesAtlantic Journey ID 5470
 1899  Ownership of the Beaver Line transferred to Elder Dempster, name of the ship remained the same, and the line was still operated as Beaver LineAtlantic Journey ID 5471
 1900  Liverpool     Quebec  Aug. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Quebec  Oct. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Mar. 31, wrecked near St. John, no lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 5472
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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