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1,236 gross 1870 at Port Glasgow by Robert Duncan & Co. Anchor Line 258ft x 32.3ft x 21ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1870  May 5, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 4376
 1870  June 8, maiden voyage Glasgow - Moville - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4377
 1871  Damage repairsAtlantic Journey ID 4378
 1873  Master: Mackay, tonnage: 1,195 gross, 5 bulkheadsAtlantic Journey ID 4379
 1874  Glasgow  Apr. 30  Halifax  May 13 Liverpool - St. Johns 1874-05-14Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool  Sept. 16  Halifax  Sept. 26 Arrival date estimatedTransatlantc ID
 1877  Fitted with compound enginesAtlantic Journey ID 4380
 1893  ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 4381
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


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