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4,752 gross 1867 at Glasgow by J. & G. Thomson & Co. American Line 435.1ft x 41.9ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1867  March 20, launched for Cunard Line as the RussiaAtlantic Journey ID 7195
 1867  June 15, maiden voyage Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 7196
 1880  Purchased by Red Star Line, renamed WaeslandAtlantic Journey ID 7197
 1880  Rebuilt: fitted with compound engines by J & T Thomson, Glasgow, lengthened to 358ftAtlantic Journey ID 7198
 1889  Rebuilt: new triple expansion engines by J & T Thomson, GlasgowAtlantic Journey ID 7199
 1895  Sept. 11, first voyage as charter for American Line, Philadelphia - LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 7200
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Oct. 14 Also reported arrive 1895-10-15Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Nov. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Jan. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Apr. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 09 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Liverpool     Philadelphia  June 13 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Liverpool     Philadelphia  July 16 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Aug. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Sept. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Oct. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Dec. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1897  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Jan. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1897  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Feb. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1897  Liverpool     Philadelphia  June 04 Transatlantc ID
 1897  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Aug. 13 Transatlantc ID
 1897  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Sept. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1897  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Oct. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1898  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Jan. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1898  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Mar. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1898  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Apr. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1898  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 29 Sailed under Belgian flagTransatlantc ID
 1898  Liverpool     Philadelphia  July 03 Transatlantc ID
 1898  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Aug. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1898  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Dec. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1899  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Jan. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1899  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Feb. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1899  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Sept. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1899  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Oct. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1899  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Dec. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool  Feb. 28  Philadelphia  Mar. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool  Apr. 07  Philadelphia  Apr. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 19 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Sept. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Jan. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Feb. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Apr. 21 Arrived in Philadelphia on a Sunday morningTransatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Philadelphia  July 05 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Sept. 13 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Jan. 07 Arrive date not given (reported 1901-11-28). Journey of 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Feb. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1902  March 5, sunk in collision with the S/S Harmonides, 2 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 7201
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

S/S Waesland
S/S Waesland as the Russia (Cunard Line) [Illustrated London News 1867]
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The Sinking of the Waesland - A transcription by Howard Mathieson of an article printed in the Times Saturday March 8 1902. - The Waesland was built in 1867, and was an old ship when she sank off the Anglesey coast of Wales after colliding in the fog with the Harmonides in 1902. There were two casualties resulting from this incident and the Waesland was also lost.


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