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South Wales Atlantic Steamship Company

The South Wales Atlantic Steamship Company was a short lived company which only operated between 1872-1875. They ran passenger and cargo services between Cardiff and New York.

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 (on-site) ot the Immigrant Ship web site.


  • Cardiff - New York

Black with two narrow white bands near top.


Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Delta 1872 1873 chartered from Temperley Line for two voyages. 1,974
Glamorgan 1872 1879 chartered to Warren Line, 1880 chartered to Adamson & Ronaldson, 1882 chartered to Warren Line, 1883 sank in Atlantic. 2,411
Pembroke 1873 1878 chartered to Warren Line, 1881 sank after collision with SS Ganos off Boston, Mass. 1883 salvaged, sold to Spain and renamed Murciano. 2,410

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