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2,684 gross 1857 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Hamburg America Line 311.7ft x 42.6ft 
 YearRemarks
 1857 Launched Aug. 21Atlantic Journey ID 2918
 1857 Chartered as Indian Mutiny transportAtlantic Journey ID 2919
 1858 Apr. 1, first voyage Hamburg-Southampton-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2920
 1871 Re-engined with compound engines by ReiherstiegAtlantic Journey ID 2921
 1873 Oct. 5, last voyage Hamburg-Southampton-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2922
 1879 Sold to Russia and renamed "Nijni Novogrod"Atlantic Journey ID 2923
 1895 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 2924
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

Saxonia, Hamburg America Line steamship
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