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Antillian

 
Leyland Line
 


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Length: 420.9 ft.
Breadth: 49.2 ft.
Draft (or Depth): 21.9 ft.
Tonnage: 5,613 (gross)
Engines: Triple expansion, 3 cyl. 28", 46", 77" x 54" stroke. 555 nominal horsepower.
Speed: 12 knots
Builder: Caird & Co. Greenock (Yard 290)
Launched: September 20, 1898
Maiden Voyage: December 9, 1898
Disposition: Scrapped 1930 (Barrow, Lancashire)
Particulars:








Port of Registry: Liverpool, England
Flag of Registry: British
Funnel color: Pink, black top
Company flag: Red
Signal Letters: Q K M C
Wireless call letters: M J L
Details: Steel hull, one funnel, two masts, single screw, one deck, one part deck, spar deck, wireless.


 

Relationship to Titanic disaster / inquiries.

April 14, 1912

Eastbound: At 7:30 p.m., received and acknowledged report from Californian of ice at 42.3 N, 49.9 W. This message is know to have been heard by Titanic.


Data:

September 30, 1898

Launched

December 9, 1898

Maiden voyage, Greenock to New Orleans (arrived 27 December)

January 1, 1901

Taken over by F. Leyland & Co. (1900), Ltd.

1908

Frederick Leyland & Company, Ltd., Route - Liverpool/London to Mexican and Gulf ports, especially New Orleans.

1930

Broken up at Barrow (Lancashire)

 


Courtesy: John P. Eaton. Used with permission.
Image Courtesy: Old Ship Photo Galleries (www.photoship.co.uk) Used with permission.