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Title S.S. City of Chicago (Screw Steamer). Spar
Date 19 Feb 1883
Document Type Ship Plan
Reference MDHB/1883-1
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Biographical Note / History Originally laid down as the Vancouver for the Dominion Line, she was purchased whilst under construction by the Inman Line as the City of Chicago and launched on 23 May 1883. On 18 September 1883 she left Liverpool on her maiden voyage to Queenstown and New York. The last voyage she took departed on 8 June 1892 and she was wrecked near the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland on 1 July 1892.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America; Ireland
Ports Liverpool, England; New York City, United States
Ships SS City of Chicago
Scale 1/4 inch = 1 foot. Original plan: 158 x 55cm
Shipping Company Inman Line
Shipwright C. Connell & Company, Glasgow
Dimensions 430.6ft long; 5,202 gross tons; 1,090 passenger capacity – 140 first class, 100 second class, 850 third class
Keywords shipping, Dominion Line, Inman Line, shipwreck
Language English
Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library