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Glasgow & New York SS Company

The company traded between the Clyde and New York from 1851 to 1859. The company overestimated the requirements of the Glasgow - New York trade and they were taken over by Inman Line in 1859.

Many thanks to Ted Finch for his assistance in collecting this data. The following list was extracted from various sources. This is not an all inclusive list but should only be used as a guide. If you would like to know more about a vessel, visit the Ship Descriptions (onsite) or Immigrant Ship web site.


  • Glasgow - New York



Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Edinburgh 1855 1859 taken over by Inman Line. 2,197
Glasgow 1851 1855-1856 Crimean War transport, 1856 resumed service, 1859 taken over by Inman Line. 1,962
New York 1854 1854-1856 Crimean War transport, 1856 commenced service, 1858 wrecked on Mull of Kintyre; no loss of life 2,050

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