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2,490 gross 1873 at Glasgow by London & Glasgow Co. Ltd. Allan Line, Liverpool, England 330.3ft x 36.2ft x 21.1ft 
 1873 June 13, launched as the "Georgia" for State LineAtlantic Journey ID 789
 1873 Sept. 12, maiden voyage Glasgow - Larne - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 790
 1873 Renamed State of GeorgiaAtlantic Journey ID 791
 1891 Taken over by Allan Line with the rest of the State LineAtlantic Journey ID 793
 1893 Sold to Aberdeen LineAtlantic Journey ID 794
 1896 Went missing on way from Danzig to Halifax, 32 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 792
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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