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908 gross 1869 at Glasgow by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. Allan Line, Liverpool, England 190.4ft x 27.7ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1869  Mar. 30, launched for Scandinavian feeder serviceAtlantic Journey ID 838
 1869  Trondheim - Christiansund - Aalesund - Bergen - Newcastle   
 1870  Christiania - other - Leith   
 1870  Sept. 20, first voyage Glasgow - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 839
 1870  Glasgow  Sept. 20  Quebec  Oct. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  Apr. 26  Quebec  May 13 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Glasgow  June 11  Quebec  June 25 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Glasgow  July 23  Quebec  Aug. 04 Dublin (Kingstown) - Londonderry - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1872  Glasgow  Sept. 04  Quebec  Sept. 17 Dublin (Kingstown)Transatlantc ID
 1872  Glasgow  Oct. 16  Quebec  Oct. 30 DublinTransatlantc ID
 1872  Sold to Cork Steam Ship Co, and renamed CygnetAtlantic Journey ID 8547
 1893  Oct. 20, wrecked near Wasa, FinlandAtlantic Journey ID 840
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

Details: 867 tons gross and 577 net. She had a single screw, machinery certified 1869: 2 cylinders delivering 120 horsepower and giving her a speed of 10 knots. The engine was built by the same company as the Hull. She was an iron construction, had one deck and awning deck, 6 bulkheads; cemented in 1869 and had 3 masts. She was accommodated for 120 passengers. Official registration #: 60420. Name of master listed in the Lloyd' register of shipping 1872 - 73 : Captain Mackenzie. Port of survey: London


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