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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
10,635 gross 1904 at Belfast by Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. Canadian Pacific Line 520ft x 60.4ft 
 1904 Aug. 25, launched as the Victorian for the Allan Line, as the first turbine steamer on the North AtlanticAtlantic Journey ID 5400
 1905 Mar. 23, maiden voyage Liverpool - St JohnAtlantic Journey ID 5408
 1914 Merchant auxiliary cruiser, used as an armed merchant cruiser by the 10th Cruiser SquadronAtlantic Journey ID 5409
 1917 Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5410
 1918 Reconditioned by Cammell LairdAtlantic Journey ID 5401
 1921 Chartered by British Govt. for Indian trooping serviceAtlantic Journey ID 5402
 1922 Converted to oil fuel by Fairfield Co Ltd, Glasgow, - single-reduction geared turbinesAtlantic Journey ID 5403
 1922 Renamed MarlochAtlantic Journey ID 5404
 1926 Feb. 2, collided with the S/S Whimbrel, towed to SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 5405
 1928 Laid upAtlantic Journey ID 5406
 1929 Scrapped at Pembroke DockAtlantic Journey ID 5407
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

Victorian, Canadian Pacific Line steamship (in Canadian Pacific Line colors)
Victorian, Canadian Pacific Line steamship (in Canadian Pacific Line colors)
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Victorian, Allan Line steamship in Allan Line colors
Picture of the S/S Victorian in Allan Line colors from an old photo card
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Victorian, Allan Line steamship
The Victorian (in Allan Line colors)
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Victorian, Allan Line steamship
The Victorian [old postcard]
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triple screw North Atlantic liner
The triple screws on the Victorian

The Victorian and her sister ship, the Virginian were the first triple screw North Atlantic liners, they had 3 steam turbines delivering 15 000 shaft hors power, giving them a speed of 18 knots. The hull was built in steel , they had 3 decks and passenger accommodation for 346 passengers first class, 286 second class and 1000 passengers steerage.


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