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Title "John Bell" Anchor Line, 1854 Sails to India Transporting Troops at the Time of the Mutiny
Date 1854
Document Type Photograph
Publisher Information H. & J. Couper, Glasgow
Reference WG19A
Library / Archive Liverpool Record Office
Collection Name Watercolour and Print Collection
Biographical Note / History Anchor Line ship "John Bell" built in Glasgow, 1854. Tons 1,208 net. 231.5 x 33.2 x 27.7. Converted into an auxiliary steamer in 1856. Gross tons 1,102, net 982 tons, 250 H.P. Employed in Anchor Line services Glasgow to Canada and New York from 1854 to 1862. Went to India as transport in 1857 (Indian Mutiny). Sold to Allan Line in 1862 and renames "St Patrick". This vessel and the "Tempest" were the two first vessels employed by the Anchor Line when they started the Glasgow New York service in 1856.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Canada; United States of America; India
Ports New York, United States; Glasgow, Scotland
Ships John Bell
Keywords Anchor Line, Allan Line, war, emigration, shipping
Language English
Copyright Liverpool Record Office