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London & New York SS Line
The first company to operate a service of first class screw steamers between London and New York commenced operations in 1863. It's principal owners were Malcolmson Bros. of Waterford, Ireland. Sailings continued until 1871 when the company closed down, the principal reason given was that they had overestimated the cargo requirements of the London - New York trade.
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.
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