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7,392 gross 1900 at Glasgow by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. Beaver Line 446ft x 52ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1900  Mar. 31, launched for Elder Dempster - used for Beaver Line serviceAtlantic Journey ID 5514
 1900  May 15, maiden voyage Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5515
 1900  Liverpool     Quebec  May 25 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Quebec  Aug. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Quebec  Sept. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Quebec  Oct. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Became the first merchant ship with permanent wireless telegraphy installedAtlantic Journey ID 5516
 1901  Liverpool     Quebec  May 30 Journey of 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Quebec  July 03 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Quebec  Aug. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Quebec  June 19 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Montreal  July 24 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Taken lower by the Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5517
 1905  Liverpool  Mar. 21  Saint John, New Brunswick  Apr. 03 Subm by Laury WalkeyTransatlantc ID
 1913  Renamed RutheniaAtlantic Journey ID 5518
 1914  Rebuilt to become a dummy battleship, renamed HMS King GeorgeAtlantic Journey ID 5519
 1915  Used as store shipsAtlantic Journey ID 5520
 1949  Scrapped at DalmuirAtlantic Journey ID 5521
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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