SS Ismailia (1870)

SS Ismailia was a British cargo and passenger ship of the Anchor Line which disappeared in the Atlantic Ocean in 1873.

History
United Kingdom
NameIsmailia
OperatorAnchor Line
Port of registryGlasgow
BuilderRobert Duncan & Co., Port Glasgow
Yard number55
Launched30 June 1870
FateDisappeared after October 1873
General characteristics [1]
TypeCargo/passenger steamship
Tonnage
Length300 ft 6 in (91.59 m)
Beam33 ft 2 in (10.11 m)
Depth29 ft 4 in (8.94 m)
Propulsion1 × 424 nhp steam engine

Ship historyEdit

The ship was built by the Robert Duncan & Co. shipyard in Port Glasgow, and was launched on 30 June 1870.[1]

She sailed from New York City on 30 September 1873[2] carrying wheat and general cargo, with 52 people (44 crew and 8 passengers) aboard, en route for Glasgow.[1] She was seen on 2 October,[3] but then disappeared, and was never seen again.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "SS Ismailia". Clyde-built Ship Database. 2012. Archived from the original on 7 January 2006. Retrieved 14 September 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ "North Atlantic passenger steamship losses 1841-1978". theshipslist.com. 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Ismailia, Anchor Line". norwayheritage.com. 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2012.