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1,800 gross 1858 at Greenock by Robert Steele & Co. Cunard Line 276ft x 36.1ft 
 1858 Launched for Cunard Mediterranean serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1695
 1860 London - Boston - New York serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1696
 1860 May 16, chartered to Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 1697
 1872 Sold to W. H. Jones, Liverpool, lengthened to 352.1ft, 2,867 tons gross, 3 masts and compound engines by J. & J. Thomson, GlasgowAtlantic Journey ID 1691
 1873 Mar. 27, chartered by Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 1692
 1876 June 24, chartered by Warren Line,Atlantic Journey ID 1693
 1896 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 1694
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

Palestine, Cunard Line steamship
Palestine, Cunard Line steamship
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