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2,720 gross 1874 at Port Glasgow by Robert Duncan & Co. Anchor Line 350.3ft x 35.2ft x 29.5ft 
 1874 Feb. 14, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 4450
 1874 May 23, maiden voyage Glasgow - Moville - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4451
 1890 Re-engined with triple expansion engines by D. & W. Henderson Ltd.Atlantic Journey ID 4452
 1891 Mar. 17, sank in collision with HMS Anson in the Gibraltar Bay, 563 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 4453
 1891 Refloated and towed to ClydeAtlantic Journey ID 4454
 1900 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 4455
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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