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7,550 gross 1899 at Glasgow by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. Canadian Pacific Line 446ft x 52ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1899  Nov. 21, launched as the Lake Erie for Elder DempsterAtlantic Journey ID 5564
 1900  Jan. 30, maiden voyage Liverpool - Cape Town as Boer War transportAtlantic Journey ID 5565
 1902  Used for Beaver Line serviceAtlantic Journey ID 5566
 1903  March, taken over by the Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5567
 1903  Liverpool     Quebec  June 11 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Quebec  July 16 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Quebec  Aug. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Quebec  Sept. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool       Jan. 17 Arrived at St. JohnsTransatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool     Quebec  June 17 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool     America  Apr. 15 Port of Quebec or HalifaxTransatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool     Quebec  May 20 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool     Quebec  June 23 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool       Dec. 17 Arrived in St. JohnsTransatlantc ID
 1910  May, chartered by Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 5568
 1913  Renamed TyroliaAtlantic Journey ID 5569
 1914  October, rebuilt to a dummy battleship, renamed HMS CenturionAtlantic Journey ID 5570
 1916  Renamed SaxolAtlantic Journey ID 5571
 1916  Renamed Aspenleaf for Lane & MacAndrewAtlantic Journey ID 5572
 1917  Taken over by Shipping ControllerAtlantic Journey ID 5573
 1919  Taken over by Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co.Atlantic Journey ID 5574
 1921  Renamed PrygonaAtlantic Journey ID 5575
 1925  Scrapped at CopenhagenAtlantic Journey ID 5576
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
Lake Erie, Canadian Pacific Line
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