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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
17,274 gross 1899 at Belfast, Ireland by Harland & Wolff White Star Line 685.7ft x 68.3ft x 44.5ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1899  Maiden voyage Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3903
 1899  Liverpool  Sept. 06  New York  Sept. 13 Arrived in New York at 08:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1899  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1899  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1899  Liverpool     New York  Dec. 06 Reported as the world largest ship. Arrived in New York at 05:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     New York  Jan. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     New York  Feb. 14 Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 5 days and 21 hoursTransatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     New York  June 06 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     New York  July 04 Arrived in New York at 14:00 afternoonTransatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     New York  July 19 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 28 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 21 Reported as the worlds largest ship, 17.240 TonTransatlantc ID
 1901  Collided with and sank the "Kincora", 7 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 3904
 1901  Liverpool     New York  Jan. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  Feb. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  Mar. 20 Crossing the Ocean in 5 days and 18 hoursTransatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 17 Arrived in New York at 06:30 morningTransatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  May 15 Arrived in New York at 14:00 afternoonTransatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  June 13 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  July 17 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     New York  Dec. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     New York  Jan. 29 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     New York  Feb. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     New York  Mar. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     New York  May 21 Arrived in New York at 06:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     New York  June 18 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     New York  July 16 Crossing the Ocean in 6 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     New York  Dec. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     New York  Feb. 04 Also reported arrive 1903-02-05Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 29 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     New York  May 27 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     New York  July 22 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 18 Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 5,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 16 Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 13 Crossing the Ocean in 5 days and 18 hoursTransatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     New York  Dec. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool     New York  Mar. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool     New York  May 25 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool     New York  June 22 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool     New York  July 20 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool  Sept. 07  New York  Sept. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool     New York  Dec. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Mutiny aboardAtlantic Journey ID 3905
 1905  Liverpool     New York  Feb. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool     New York  May 03 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool     New York  May 30 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 27 Crossing the Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 22 Crossing the Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1905  Liverpool     New York  Dec. 19 Arrived in New York at noonTransatlantc ID
 1914  Armed merchant cruiser. WreckedAtlantic Journey ID 3906
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
Oceanic (2), White Star Line steamship
Oceanic (2), White Star Line steamship
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The S/S Oceanic (2) was built in 1899 by Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Her tonnage was 17,274 tons gross, 14,731 under deck and 6,917 net. Dimensions: Poop 75 feet long and forecastle 130 feet. She had 2 funnels, 3 masts and 4 decks. She was fitted with electric light and refrigerating machinery. She had twin screws and triple expansion engines with 8 cylinders of 47, 79 & (2) 93 inches diameter each pair and stroke 72 inches. The engine delivered 3,014 nominal horsepower which gave the ship a speed of 19.5 knots. The engine was built by Harland & Wolff. Call sign: RHDF. Official registration #: 110596. When she was launched on January 14th 1899, she was the largest and most luxurious liner in the world. Crossing times; 1901 Cobh to Ambrose Light 5 days 15 hours and 30 minutes, 1909 Ambrose Light to Plymouth Eng. 6 days 9 minutes.

New York Times, Thursday, March 23, 1911:
Foretopmast Shattered and Wireless Temporarily Put Out of Business. The White Star liner Oceanic came into port yesterday without her wooden foretopmast. It was shattered by lightning in a heavy squall on Tuesday morning. The ship was plowing her way through a heavy sea when the bolt struck. The ship rocked and then from the foremast about nine feet of wooden spar came crashing to the deck. The top of the mast just missed the funnel, dropping on the railing around it and near the glass saloon dome. No one was hurt. Chief Officer Lighteller, who was on the bridge, came near being struck by big splinters. The breaking of the mast top snapped the wireless riggers, putting the wireless out of commission. It was nearly an hour before the damage was repaired so that messages could be sent. This was done by stringing the wires between the main and mizzen masts. Though the Oceanic encountered heavy seas all the way from Daunt's Rock to the Ambrose Channel, she made the voyage in 6 days and 52 minutes, arriving here on time.

Oceanic (2), White Star Line steamship - at the landing stage, Liverpool
Oceanic (2) - at the landing stage, Liverpool
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Oceanic (2), White Star Line steamship
Picture of the S/S Oceanic (2) from an old advertising card
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Oceanic (2), second class plan, White Star Line steamship
Oceanic (2), second class plan
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