Ship Details

Rig

Iron Screw Steamer, 700 ihp

Built

1853

Built In

Tonnage

1,274g

Built By

Dimensions

238.8 x 29.2 x 23.8

Demise

Ordered for African Steamship Co. but launched as the Northern Light and purchased by Canadian Steam Navigation Co. & renamed. Trans-Atlantic route. Crimean War service, Florence Nightingale a frequent passenger. 1857: Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. 1868: Abyssinian War troopship. 1869: Hong Kong - Shanghai route. 1873 Nov.6: Sold to Capt.Hutchinson.

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