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3,647 gross 1871 at Greenock by Robert Steele & Co. Allan Line, Liverpool, England 370.9ft x 42.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1871  Mar. 7, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 730
 1871  Aug. 31, maiden voyage Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 731
 1871  Liverpool  Aug. 31  Quebec  Sept. 11 Agent A. Sharpe, Christiania. Via Londonderry. Also reported arrival 1871-09-13Transatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool  Oct. 12  Quebec  Oct. 22 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool     Portland  Dec. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  Apr. 04  Portland  Apr. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  May 16  Quebec  May 26 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  June 27  Quebec  July 08 Londonderry 1872-06-28Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  Aug. 08  Quebec  Aug. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  Sept. 19  Quebec  Sept. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  Oct. 31  Quebec  Nov. 10 Londonderry 1872-11-01Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool  May 01  Quebec  May 12 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool  June 12  Quebec  June 22 Londonderry 1873-06-13Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool  July 24  Quebec  Aug. 02 Londonderry 1873-07-25Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool  Sept. 04  Quebec  Sept. 14 Londonderry 1873-09-04. Also reported arrival 1873-09-15Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool  Oct. 16  Quebec  Oct. 28 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1874  Jan. - Apr. Ashanti War transport No. 12, carried the 42nd Highland RegimentAtlantic Journey ID 732
 1874  Liverpool  Apr. 16  Quebec  Apr. 27 Londonderry 1874-04-17. Also reported arrival 1874-04-28Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool  June 04  Quebec  June 15 Londonderry 1874-06-05Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool  July 23  Quebec  Aug. 02 Londonderry (Moville) 1874-07-24. Also reported arrival 1874-08-03Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool  Sept. 03  Quebec  Sept. 12 Londonderry (Moville) 1874-09-04Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool  Oct. 14  Quebec  Oct. 26 Londonderry (Moville)Transatlantc ID
 1875  Liverpool  May 13  Quebec  May 24 Londonderry 1875-05-14. Also reported arrival 1875-05-26Transatlantc ID
 1875  Liverpool  June 24  Quebec  July 04 Londonderry 1875-06-25Transatlantc ID
 1875  Liverpool  Aug. 05  Quebec  Aug. 14 Londonderry 1875-08-06Transatlantc ID
 1875  Liverpool  Sept. 16  Quebec  Sept. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1876  Liverpool     Quebec  Apr. 09 Montreal Ocean Steam Ship CompanyTransatlantc ID
 1876  Liverpool  May 11  Quebec  May 20 Londonderry 1876-05-12. Also reported arrival 1876-05-21Transatlantc ID
 1876  Liverpool  June 22  Quebec  July 01 Transatlantc ID
 1876  Liverpool  Aug. 03  Quebec  Aug. 13 Transatlantc ID
 1876  Liverpool  Sept. 14  Quebec  Sept. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1876  Liverpool  Oct. 26  Quebec  Nov. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1877  Liverpool  Mar. 29  Portland  Apr. 10 HalifaxTransatlantc ID
 1877  Liverpool  May 10  Quebec  May 19 Londonderry 1877-05-11 Arrived Quebec in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1877  Liverpool  June 21  Quebec  June 29 Londonderry 1877-06-22. A journey across the Atlantic Ocean in 7 days 9 hours and 45 min.Transatlantc ID
 1877  Liverpool  Aug. 02  Quebec  Aug. 12 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1877  Liverpool  Sept. 13  Quebec  Sept. 22 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1877  Liverpool  Oct. 25  Quebec  Nov. 04 Londonderry 1877-10-26Transatlantc ID
 1877  December 6, first voyage as charter for American Line, Liverpool - PhiladelphiaAtlantic Journey ID 7126
 1877  Liverpool  Dec. 06  Halifax  Dec. 16 Arrival date estimatedTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  Jan. 17  Halifax  Jan. 27 Arrival date estimatedTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  Feb. 28  Halifax  Mar. 10 Arrival date estimatedTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  Apr. 18  Quebec  Apr. 28 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  May 30  Quebec  June 08 Londonderry 1878-05-31Transatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  July 11  Quebec  July 19 Londonderry 1878-07-12Transatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  Aug. 22  Quebec  Aug. 31 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  Oct. 03  Quebec  Oct. 11 Londonderry 1878-10-04Transatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  Nov. 14  Halifax  Nov. 24 Arrival date estimatedTransatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool  May 22  Quebec  May 31 Londonderry 1879-05-23. Also reported arrival 1879-06-02Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool  July 03  Quebec  July 12 Londonderry 1879-07-04Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool  Aug. 14  Quebec  Aug. 22 Londonderry 1879-08-15Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool  Sept. 25  Quebec  Oct. 06 Londonderry 1879-09-26Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool     Halifax  Nov. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool     Halifax  Mar. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Apr. 29  Quebec  May 11 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  June 10  Quebec  June 20 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  July 22  Quebec  July 30 Londonderry. Also reported arrival 1880-07-31Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Sept. 02  Quebec  Sept. 10 Londonderry. Also reported arrival 1880-09-11Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Oct. 14  Quebec  Oct. 22 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool     Boston  Dec. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Jan. 06  Halifax  Jan. 14 Feeder ship from Christiania 1880-12-31Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Feb. 17  Halifax  Feb. 27 Londonderry 1881-02-18Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Apr. 14  Halifax  Apr. 24 Londonderry 1881-04-15 - BostonTransatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  May 19  Quebec  May 28 Londonderry 1881-05-20. Captain J. GrahamTransatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  June 30  Quebec  July 09 Londonderry 1881-07-01Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Aug. 11  Quebec  Aug. 19 Londonderry 1881-08-12Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Nov. 03  Halifax  Nov. 12 Londonderry 1881-11-04Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  Apr. 12  Halifax  Apr. 23 Queenstown 1882-04-13 - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  May 25  Quebec  June 04 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  July 06  Quebec  July 15 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  Aug. 17  Quebec  Aug. 27 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  Sept. 28  Quebec  Oct. 07 Londonderry 1882-09-29Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool     Halifax  Nov. 20 Londonderry - St. Johns - BostonTransatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  Dec. 14  Halifax  Dec. 24 Arrival date port of Halifax is estimated.Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Jan. 25  Halifax  Feb. 06 PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Mar. 01  Halifax  Mar. 11 BaltimoreTransatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Apr. 12  Halifax  Apr. 23 Londonderry - Portland - Baltimore. Also reported to arrive port of Halifax 1883-04-21Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  May 17  Quebec  May 27 Londonderry 1883-05-18Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  June 28  Quebec  July 08 Londonderry 1883-06-29Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Aug. 09  Quebec  Aug. 17 Londonderry 1883-08-10Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Sept. 27  Quebec  Oct. 06 Londonderry 1883-09-28Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Nov. 08  Halifax  Nov. 19 Londonderry 1883-11-09 - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Dec. 20  Halifax  Dec. 30 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Jan. 31  Halifax  Feb. 10 Londonderry - Portland. Also noted arrival halifax 1884-02-18Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Mar. 13  Halifax  Mar. 23 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Apr. 24  Quebec  May 07 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  June 05  Quebec  June 14 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  July 24  Quebec  Aug. 02 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Aug. 28  Quebec  Sept. 06 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Oct. 16  Quebec  Oct. 25 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool     Halifax  Nov. 21 Reported to arrive in QuebecTransatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Nov. 27  Halifax  Dec. 08 Londonderry - BaltimoreTransatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Jan. 08  Halifax  Jan. 20 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Feb. 26  Halifax  Mar. 08 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Apr. 16  Halifax  Apr. 27 Londonderry 1885-04-17 - Quebec 1885-04-30Transatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  May 28  Quebec  June 08 Transatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  July 02  Quebec  July 11 Londonderry (Moville) 1885-07-03Transatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Aug. 06  Quebec  Aug. 15 Londonderry. Also reported to arrive Quebec 1885-08-17Transatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Sept. 10  Quebec  Sept. 20 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Dec. 03  Halifax  Dec. 13 PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     Halifax  Jan. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  May 14  Quebec  May 25 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  June 24  Quebec  July 03 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Aug. 27  Quebec  Sept. 05 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  Oct. 01  Quebec  Oct. 10 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Dec. 23  Halifax  Jan. 03 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Feb. 10  Halifax  Feb. 19 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  May 05  Quebec  May 14 Also reported arrival 1887-05-16Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  June 09  Quebec  June 18 Londonderry. Also reported arrival Quebec 1887-06-20Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  July 14  Quebec  July 23 Londonderry 1887-07-15Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Aug. 18  Quebec  Aug. 26 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Sept. 22  Quebec  Oct. 01 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Oct. 27  Quebec  Nov. 07 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Jan. 05  Halifax  Jan. 15 Londonderry - BaltimoreTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Feb. 16  Halifax  Feb. 26 Londonderry - BaltimoreTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Apr. 26  Quebec  May 07 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  May 31  Quebec  June 08 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  July 05  Quebec  July 14 Londonderry. Also reported to arrive Quebec 1888-07-12Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Aug. 03  Quebec  Aug. 12 London 1888-08-04Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Sept. 07  Quebec  Sept. 15 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Oct. 12  Quebec  Oct. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Liverpool  Nov. 22  Halifax  Dec. 02 PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1889  Liverpool     Halifax  Jan. 16 Also reported arrive 1889-01-09 - Crossing the Ocean in 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1890  Rebuilt: new tonnage: 3,920 gross, new triple expansion engines by James Howden & Co, Glasgow, with 3 cylinders delivering 325 NHP and a service speed 14 knotsAtlantic Journey ID 733
 1890  Glasgow  Apr. 25  Quebec  May 13 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1890  Glasgow  June 07  Quebec  June 18 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Glasgow  Aug. 23  Quebec  Sept. 04 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1890  Glasgow  Sept. 27  Quebec  Oct. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Glasgow  May 01  Quebec  May 12 LondonderryTransatlantc ID
 1891  Glasgow  June 06  Quebec  June 17 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1891  Glasgow  July 11  Quebec  July 21 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1891  Glasgow  Sept. 19  Quebec  Oct. 01 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1891       America  Dec. 19 Allan & State Line - ?? Halifax or New YorkTransatlantc ID
 1892  Liverpool  Apr. 14  Halifax  Apr. 26 Allan & State LineTransatlantc ID
 1892  Glasgow  May 27  Quebec  June 06 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1892  Glasgow  Sept. 10  Quebec  Sept. 21 MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1893  Glasgow  Apr. 20  Montreal  May 02 Liverpool 1893-04-21 - Quebec 1893-05-04. Allan & State LineTransatlantc ID
 1894       Halifax  Apr. 24 Also reported arrive 1894-04-22Transatlantc ID
 1896       Boston  Apr. 08 Reported as State LineTransatlantc ID
 1900  1st and 2nd class onlyAtlantic Journey ID 734
 1900  Glasgow - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 735
 1904  Glasgow - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 736
 1908  Broken up at RotterdamAtlantic Journey ID 737
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



Picture from the Illustrated London News 10th January 1874 showing the Sarmatian as Ashanti War transport No. 12, when hired by the British Government for the transport of troops to the Gold Coast. The ship was used to take the 42nd Highlanders to the Ashantee War.

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