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11,899 gross 1900 at Glasgow by John Brown & Co. Ltd. American Line 560.8ft x 60.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1900  July 12, launched for Red Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 7171
 1900  Dec. 8, maiden voyage Antwerp - Southampton - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 7172
 1901  Southampton     New York  Jan. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Southampton     New York  Feb. 20 Arrived in New York at 10:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1901  Southampton     New York  Apr. 17 Arrived in New York at 18:00 afternoonTransatlantc ID
 1901  Dec. 11, first voyage as charter for American LineAtlantic Journey ID 7173
 1914  Chartered by White Star Line for White Star - Dominion serviceAtlantic Journey ID 7174
 1915  Renamed Southland for International Navigation Co.Atlantic Journey ID 7175
 1915  Became troopshipAtlantic Journey ID 7176
 1915  Sept. 2, torpedoed in the Aegean Sea, repairedAtlantic Journey ID 7177
 1917  June 4, torpedoed and sunk off the Irish coastAtlantic Journey ID 7178
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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