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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
8,845 gross 1898 at Wallsend-on-Tyne, England by C. S. Swan & Hunter Cunard Line 500ft x 57.4ft x 33.9ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1898  June 4, launched for cargo & cattle tradeAtlantic Journey ID 1833
 1899  Fitted with 3-rd class accommodation for 675 passengersAtlantic Journey ID 1835
 1899  Feb. 28, first voyage as a passenger ship Liverpool - Queenstown - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1836
 1899  Liverpool     Boston  Nov. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Boston  May 18 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Boston  June 30 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Boston  Aug. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Boston  Aug. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Boston  Sept. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Boston  Oct. 13 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Boston  Nov. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  Mar. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  Apr. 13 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  May 17 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  June 21 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  Aug. 29 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  Oct. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  Nov. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Boston  Dec. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Feb. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Mar. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  May 02 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  July 12 Crossing the Ocean in 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Aug. 06 Crossing the Ocean in 8 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Sept. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Oct. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Nov. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Boston  Dec. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  Jan. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  Mar. 28 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  Apr. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  May 23 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  June 18 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  Aug. 13 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  Sept. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  Oct. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Boston  Nov. 12 Arrived in Boston at 06:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1904  Liverpool     Boston  Jan. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Rebuilt, fitted for 2nd-class accommodation for 120 passenger, 3rd-class fitted to accommodate 2,100 passengers. New tonnage: 10,402 grossAtlantic Journey ID 1834
 1904  April: Fiume - Gibraltar - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1837
 1909  March 10, arrived Liverpool from Halifax (Nova Scotia) and St. John (Newfoundland).Atlantic Journey ID 9427
 1913  Adriatic - New York. Liverpool - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1838
 1914  Adriatic - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1839
 1915  New York - St NazaireAtlantic Journey ID 1840
 1915  Feb.: was fitted out at New York to carry 2,000 horsesAtlantic Journey ID 9279
 1917  Torpedoed and sunk 190 miles from Fastnet by German sub. U-53 , one life lostAtlantic Journey ID 1841
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

Ultonia, Cunard Line steamship
Ultonia, Cunard Line steamship
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Ultonia, Cunard Line steamship
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Details: 10,402 tons gross, 7,725 under deck and 6,593 net. Bridge 140 feet. She had one funnel, four masts, twin screws and a speed of 13 knots. Propulsion: triple expansion engines with 6 cylinders of 23 1/2, 38 1/2 & 68 inches diameter each pair; stroke 48 inches; operating at 200 p.s.i.; 968 nominal horsepower; 6 single ended boilers; 18 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 346 sq. ft.; heating surface 4,400 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine built by Sir C. Furness, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. in Middlesborough.

Ultonia, Cunard Line steamship
The Ultonia of the Cunard Line
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Ultonia steerage interiors, Cunard Line steamship
Ultonia steerage interiors, Cunard Line steamship. Upper left is the 3rd class dining saloon (Matsal), upper right is the 3rd class smoking room (Rökrom), lower left shows the 3rd class ladies saloon (Damsalong) and the lower right image is of a 3rd class sleeping cabing for 2 persons (Hytt för 2 personer).
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Ultonia - Cunard Line steamship - at Palermo
Ultonia - Cunard Line steamship - at Palermo
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