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Transatlantic Steam Ship Company

This was a subsidiary of the City of Dublin SS Co. and was formed in 1838 after the parent company's ROYAL WILLIAM made a round voyage between Liverpool and New York. The company only owned the one ship LIVERPOOL and made seven Liverpool - New York voyages incurring considerable financial losses. In 1840 the company was disbanded and their ship sold to P & O Line. An unfinished consort UNITED STATES was also sold to P&O and renamed ORIENTAL.

Route: Liverpool - Cork - New York.
Funnel: black.


Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Liverpool 1837 1840 sold to P & O Line renamed Great Liverpool. 1,150

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