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Title S.S. Siberia (Screw Steamer). Cabins on Main and Upper Deck
Date 1867
Document Type Ship Plan
Reference B/CUN/8/1867.1
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Biographical Note / History Originally laid down as the Sumatra, the Siberia was launched on 2 July 1867 and commenced her maiden voyage from Liverpool to Queenstown to Quebec on 24 September 1867. On 21 March 1871 she started Liverpool to Queenstown to Boston direct sailings of which her last was 5 September 1878. She was then sold to Spanish owners in 1880, renamed Manila and wrecked at San Juan, Puerto Rico on 11 May 1882.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Canada
Places Quebec, Canada
Ports Liverpool, England; Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Ships SS Siberia
Scale 1/4 inch = 1 foot. Original plan: 86 x 57cm
Shipping Company British & North American Royal Mail Steam Packet Company (Cunard Line)
Shipwright J & G Thomson, Glasgow
Dimensions 320 ft long; 2,498 gross tons; 900 passenger capacity – 100 first class, 800 third class
Keywords shipping, Cunard Line, shipwreck
Language English
Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library