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3,672 gross 1882 at Glasgow by Charles Connell & Co. Dominion Line 360.7ft x 40.3ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1882  Dec. 23, launched for the Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 1935
 1883  Mar. 15, maiden voyage Liverpool-Halifax-PortlandAtlantic Journey ID 1936
 1883  Liverpool  Mar. 17  Halifax  Mar. 27 PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  May 03  Quebec  May 13 Belfast 1883-05-04Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  June 14  Quebec  June 24 Belfast 1883-06-15Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  July 02  Quebec  Aug. 05 Belfast 1883-07-27Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Sept. 06  Quebec  Sept. 17 Belfast 1883-09-07 - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Oct. 18  Quebec  Oct. 28 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Nov. 29  Portland  Dec. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Feb. 21  Portland  Mar. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Apr. 03  Portland  Apr. 14 Belfast - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  May 22  Quebec  May 31 Belfast 1884-05-23 - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  July 03  Quebec  July 12 Belfast 1884-07-04Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Apr. 14  Quebec  Aug. 24 Belfast 1884-08-15Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Sept. 25  Quebec  Oct. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  July 23  Quebec  Aug. 02 BelfastTransatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Aug. 27  Quebec  Sept. 06 BelfastTransatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Oct. 01  Quebec  Oct. 12 BelfastTransatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Nov. 12  Portland  Nov. 22 Londonderry 1885-11-13 - Halifax 1885-11-22. Also reported to arrive Portland 1885-11-24Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Dec. 24  Halifax  Jan. 03 Londonderry (Moville) - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Feb. 04  Halifax  Feb. 15 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Mar. 31  Portland  Apr. 12 Londonderry 1886-04-01. Also reported to arrive Halifax 1886-04-13 and Portland 1886-04-14Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  May 13  Quebec  May 24 Londonderry 1886-05-14Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  June 17  Quebec  June 28 Londonderry (Moville) - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  July 17  Quebec  July 27 Londonderry 1886-07-23. Also reported to arrive Quebec 1886-08-01Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Aug. 26  Quebec  Sept. 04 Londonderry (Moville) 1886-08-27. Also reported to arrive Quebec 1886-09-03 or 1886-09-05Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Sept. 30  Quebec  Oct. 10 Londonderry (Moville) - Montreal. Also reported arrive Quebec 1886-10-09Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Nov. 04  Halifax  Nov. 14 PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Dec. 16  Halifax  Dec. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Jan. 27  Halifax  Feb. 09 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     Halifax  Mar. 02 BaltimoreTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Mar. 10  Portland  Mar. 19 Londonderry (Moville) 1887-03-10. Also reported to arrive Halifax 1887-03-21 and Portland 1887-03-22Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Apr. 20  Quebec  May 01 Londonderry 1887-04-21 - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  May 26  Quebec  June 04 Londonderry 1887-05-27Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  June 31  Quebec  July 10 Londonderry 1887-07-01. Arrived Quebec at 05:00 morning after crossing the Ocean in 6 days and 21 hours - Also reported arrive 1887-07-09Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Aug. 04  Quebec  Aug. 14 Londonderry 1887-08-05. Also reported arrive 1887-08-13 and 1887-08-15Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Sept. 08  Quebec  Sept. 18 Londonderry. Also reported to arrive Quebec 1887-09-17 and 1887-09-19Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Oct. 18  Quebec  Oct. 28 825 passengersTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Dec. 01  Portland  Dec. 11 Halifax 1887-12-10Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool     Halifax  Jan. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Feb. 23  Halifax  Mar. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Apr. 05  Halifax  Apr. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  May 10  Quebec  May 20 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  June 14  Quebec  June 24 Londonderry - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  July 19  Quebec  July 27 Londonderry 1888-07-20 - Montreal. Arrived in Quebec at 15:00 afternoon after crossing the Ocean in only 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Aug. 23  Quebec  Sept. 03 Londonderry - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Sept. 27  Quebec  Oct. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Nov. 01  Quebec  Nov. 12 Also reported to arrive Quebec 1888-11-09Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Dec. 13  Halifax  Dec. 24 PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  Jan. 24  Halifax  Feb. 04 ?? Departure dayTransatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  Mar. 07  Halifax  Mar. 16 Londonderry. Also reported to arrive Halifax 1889-03-17Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  Apr. 18  Quebec  Apr. 29 Londonderry 1889-04-19 - Montreal. Arrived Quebec in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  May 23  Quebec  June 02 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  June 28  Quebec  July 08 Londonderry - Montreal. Arrived Quebec in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  Aug. 01  Quebec  Aug. 10 Londonderry - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  Sept. 05  Quebec  Sept. 15 Montreal. Arrived Quebec in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  Oct. 10  Quebec  Oct. 20 Montreal. Arrived Quebec on a Sunday morningTransatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool  Nov. 28  Halifax  Dec. 09 PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool     Halifax  Jan. 21 Portland. Also reported arrival 1890-01-24Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  Apr. 18  Quebec  Apr. 29 Belfast - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  May 23  Quebec  June 02 Belfast - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  July 04  Quebec  July 14 Belfast - Montreal. Arrived in the morning, crossing the Ocean in 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  Aug. 08  Quebec  Aug. 19 Belfast 1890-08-09 - Montreal. Also reported arrive 1890-08-17 Arrived at 01:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  Sept. 13  Quebec  Sept. 21 Belfast 1890-09-1- Montreal. Also reported arrival 1890-09-23Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  Oct. 18  Quebec  Oct. 28 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool  Jan. 08  Halifax  Jan. 18 Londonderry - BaltimoreTransatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool     Halifax  Mar. 03 PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool  Apr. 03  Halifax  Apr. 11 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool  May 15  Quebec  May 24 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool  June 19  Quebec  June 27 Montreal. Also reported to arrive Quebec 1891-06-26 and 1891-06-29.Transatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool  July 24  Quebec  Aug. 04 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool  Aug. 28  Quebec  Sept. 06 Montreal. Also reported arrive Quebec 1891-09-05Transatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool  Oct. 03  Quebec  Oct. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Liverpool     Portland  Nov. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool  Feb. 04  Halifax  Feb. 15 PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool     Halifax  Mar. 26 Also reported arrive 1892-03-27Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool  Apr. 23  Quebec  May 05 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool  May 27  Quebec  June 05 Arrived at 04:00 morning crossing the Ocean in 6 days - Also reported arrive 1892-06-04Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool  June 30  Quebec  July 10 Arrived after crossing the Ocean in 6,5 daysTransatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool  Aug. 04  Quebec  Aug. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool     Quebec  Sept. 20 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool  Oct. 14  Quebec  Oct. 25 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool     Halifax  Dec. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1893  Liverpool  Apr. 13  Halifax  Apr. 22 Londonderry - Portland. Also reported to arrive Halifax 1893-04-24Transatlantc ID
 1893  Liverpool     Quebec  Aug. 04 Passengers from Bergen 1893-07-22Transatlantc ID
 1893  Liverpool     Quebec  Sept. 09 Also reported arrive 1893-09-10Transatlantc ID
 1893  Liverpool     Quebec  Oct. 16 Also reported arrive 1893-10-15Transatlantc ID
 1893  Liverpool  Nov. 09  Halifax  Nov. 18 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1893  Liverpool     Halifax  Dec. 31 PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Halifax  Mar. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Quebec  May 13 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Quebec  June 17 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Sold to Furness LineAtlantic Journey ID 1937
 1896  Chartered by HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 1938
 1896  Oct. 10, first voyage for Furness New York-Naples-Genoa-LeghornAtlantic Journey ID 1939
 1897  Scrapped at GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 1940
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
The Oregon was an iron ship of about 3, 700 tons, classed 100 A 1 at Lloyd's, and had a number of extras in excess of the requirements of Lloyd's. Her length on the upper deck was 375 ft.; beam 40 ft.; and depth of hold 33 ft. The vessel was constructed to carry a very large cargo, with accommodation for 100 cabin, 50 intermediate, and 1,200 steerage passengers besides her crew. There were four decks a long bridge deck of 135 ft., forming a magnificent promenade for cabin passengers ; a turtle-back deck covering in the steerage house ; a forecastle forward, with house accommodation amidships for the captain, officers and engineers. She resembled in every respect the Sarnia which had recently been launched from the same yard for the Dominion Line. Her decks were constructed of iron and covered with wood which gave immense strength and rigidity to the vessel. The saloon occupied the amidships, the main saloon was forward of the engine, and it extended to the full width of the ship, and was lighted from the sides. It also had an opening in the centre of the ceiling. A notable feature in the Oregon was the great height of the tweendecks, especially the upper and main steerage deck, which afforded perfect ventilation. The engines were built by Messrs. John and James Thomson. They were of 500 H. P. nominal, and was capable of being worked up to 2,500 H. P. and had cylinders of 48 high-pressure 87 low-pressure, with a stroke of 4 ft. 6 in. The steam was supplied by three boilers with fourteen furnaces, and the working pressure was 80 lbs.

On March 10th 1883 the Oregon sailed down the Clyde on her trial trip. From the Tail of the Bank, at the trial, the Oregon dropped slowly down the Firth, passed the Clock, and after getting up full steam ran two or three times the measured mile at Skelmorlie, the highest speed obtained was 14 knots an hour. [The Marine Engineer, Apr. 1883]

OREGO

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