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Title S.S. Atlas and S.S. Marathon (Screw Steamer). Cabins
Date Jun 1876
Document Type Ship Plan
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Biographical Note / History The Atlas and the Marathon were both originally launched for the Cunard Steam Ship Company in 1860 for the Mediterranean service. Both underwent rebuilding works in 1873 which included lengthening, an increase in their tonnage, and the fitting of a third mast. After the rebuilding works, both sailed mainly between Liverpool and Boston.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America
Ports Liverpool, England; Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Ships SS Atlas; SS Marathon
Scale 1/4 inch = 1 foot. Original plan: 100 x 29cm
Shipping Company Cunard Steam Ship Company
Shipwright J & G Thomson, Glasgow; Robert Napier & Sons, Glasgow
Dimensions MARATHON – 336.4 ft long; 2,403 tons; ATLAS – 339 ft long; 2,393 tons
Keywords shipping, Cunard Line
Language English
Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library