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|Built by:||John Laird, Sons & Co.|
|Launched:||4th November 1853|
|Machinery:||ihp 700. 10 knots.|
|Registered:||1st March 1854 in Liverpool to John Carmichael.|
|Other info:||100 Passengers.|
|History:||1853. Sold whilst under construction, prior to her launch, to Canadian Steam Navigation Company, and renamed ‘Ottawa’.|
February 1854. Completed. Made four round voyages Liverpool – Portland, Liverpool – Quebec – Montreal.|
September 1854. Requisitioned for service in the Crimean War and served as a transport No. 137.
1855. Released back to Canadian Steam Navigation Company.
26th January 1857. Sold to P & O Ltd for £21,000.
17th February 1857. Registered to Peninsular & Oriental Co.
6th November 1872. Sold to R. W. Hutchinson, Hong Kong.
August 1873. Sold to Peter Landberg and Sons, Batavia, and renamed ‘Generaal Van Swieten’.
29th April 1881. Sprang a leak off Atjeh, towed into deep water and sunk by gunfire.
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