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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
11,394 gross 1898 at Belfast by Harland & Wolff Dominion Line 550.3ft x 59.3ft x 43.9ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1898  Apr. 7, launched as the "New England" for the Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 1917
 1898  June 30, maiden voyage Liverpool - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1918
 1898       Boston  Sept. 02 Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1898  Liverpool     Boston  Sept. 30 Arrived in Boston at 01:00 morning after crossing the Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1898  Liverpool     Boston  Oct. 28 Crossing the Ocean in 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1899  Liverpool     Boston  Mar. 31 Transatlantc ID
 1899  Liverpool  Apr. 20  Boston  Apr. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  Jan. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  Feb. 27 Arrive date not given (reported 1901-02-28)Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  Apr. 21 Arrive date not given (reported 1901-04-22). Journey of 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  June 16 Journey of 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  Nov. 28 Journey of 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Apr. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Apr. 30 Crossing the Ocean in 6 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  May 29 Crossing the Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  June 26 Crossing the Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  July 24 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Aug. 21 Crossing the Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Sept. 17 Crossing the Ocean in 6 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Oct. 16 Crossing the Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Nov. 29 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool  Apr. 30  Boston  May 07 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  June 04 Crossing the Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  July 30 Crossing the Ocean in 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  Aug. 27 Crossing the Ocean in 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1903  Acquired by White Star Line and renamed RomanicAtlantic Journey ID 1919
 1903  Nov. 19, first voyage as "Romanic", Liverpool - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1920
 1912  Acquired by Allan Line, renamed Scandinavian, 2nd and 3rd class onlyAtlantic Journey ID 1923
 1912  Mar. 23, first voyage as "Scandinavian", Glasgow - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1924
 1913  Glasgow - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1925
 1917  Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 1926
 1922  Laid upAtlantic Journey ID 1921
 1923  Scrapped at HamburgAtlantic Journey ID 1922
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


S/S New England, Dominion Line steamship (as seen when new)
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New England - Dominion Line steamship, at Liverpool
New England - Dominion Line steamship, at Liverpool
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Her tonnage was 12,099 tons gross, 9,110 under deck and 7,730 net. The poop was 92 feet, bridge deck 318 feet and forecastle 70 feet. Construction of steel. Water ballast. She had twin screws, triple expansion, 2 x 4 cylinders of (2) 30, (2) 50 & (4) 58 1/8 inches diameter respectively; stroke 54 inches. The engine delivered 985 nominal horse power which gave her a maximum speed of 15 knots. The engine was built by the same company as the hull. She had 3 decks and passenger accommodation for 200 passengers 1 first class, 200 second class and 800 in steerage. She was fitted with electric light, refrigerating machinery, submarine signalling device and wireless. She was first fitted with 3 masts, but later this was reduced to 2 masts. Call sign: QDST. Official registration #: 109441

The interior pictures below are from a booklet issued by Allan Line - text:
"One Class (II) Cabin Steamers" The demand for this type of steamer has been met by placing the "Scandinavian" and "Pretorian" on the "One Cabin" basis. The "Scandinavian" is the largest steamer, 12,100 tons, sailing to Glasgow. Since her first voyage to the St. Lawrence (May, 1912) she has carried the record number of passengers. Her spacious promenade decks, public rooms and staterooms, meeting fully the requirements of the experienced traveller.


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