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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)

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 known to have been heard by Titanic.


September 30, 1898


December 9, 1898

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

January 1, 1901

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


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


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.