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Lord Line

Lord Line (Irish Shipowners Co., Ltd), Belfast was formed by Thomas Dixon in 1879 and operated services between Belfast, Dublin, Cardiff and Baltimore. They also sailed to Gulf of Mexico and South American ports. In 1917 the company went into liquidation and sold it's two remaining ships to the Head Line (Ulster SS Co.). The Lord Line ran between Baltimore and Belfast every ten days

Fleet: incomplete

Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Fernside 1883 1895 purchased from Sunderland SS Co., 1898 sold to J & P. Hutchison, Glasgow 1,936
Lord Antrim 1902 1916 sold to Ulster SS Co., Belfast. 4,269
Lord Charlemont 1886 ex- Ormiston, 1888 renamed Lord Charlemont, 1916 sold to Mitchell, Cotts & Co., Belfast, 1918 torpedoed and sunk. 3,194
Lord Downshire 1900 1916 sold to Ulster SS Co., Belfast 4,808
Lord Dufferin (1) 1879 sailing ship, 1894 sold renamed Jupiter, 1910 scrapped. 1,697
Lord Dufferin (2) 1898 1915 sold to Gaston, Williams & Wigmore, Montreal. 4,664
Lord Erne 1892 1899 sold to Harland & Wolff, Liverpool renamed Turcoman. 5,610
Lord Londonderry 1888 25th Jun.1909 caught fire and sank.west of Sines. 2,523
Lord Ormonde 1899 1917 sold to Davie SB & Repair Co., Quebec. 3,194
Ormiston   see Lord Charlemont.  


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