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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
10,635 gross 1904 at Belfast, Ireland by Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. Allan Line, Liverpool, England 520ft x 60.4ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1904  Aug. 25, launched as the first turbine steamer on the North AtlanticAtlantic Journey ID 865
 1905  Mar. 23, maiden voyage Liverpool - St JohnAtlantic Journey ID 873
 1905       Halifax  Apr. 03 Arrive date not reported (1905-04-04)Transatlantc ID
 1905       Quebec  June 01 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Quebec  June 30 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Quebec  July 27 Arrived in Quebec at 06:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1905       Quebec  Aug. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1914  Merchant auxiliary cruiser, used as an armed merchant cruiser by the 10th Cruiser SquadronAtlantic Journey ID 874
 1917  Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 875
 1918  Reconditioned by Cammell LairdAtlantic Journey ID 866
 1921  Chartered by British Govt. for Indian trooping serviceAtlantic Journey ID 867
 1922  Converted to oil fuel by Fairfield Co Ltd, Glasgow, - single-reduction geared turbinesAtlantic Journey ID 868
 1922  Renamed MarlochAtlantic Journey ID 869
 1926  Feb. 2, collided with the S/S "Whimbrel", towed to SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 870
 1928  Laid upAtlantic Journey ID 871
 1929  Scrapped at Pembroke DockAtlantic Journey ID 872
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, Allan Line steamship
Picture of the S/S Victorian from an old photo card.
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Victorian - Allan steamship
Victorian - Allan steamship
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Victorian, Allan Line steamship
The Victorian [old postcard]
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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