|SS Caledonia (#1)
||There were five ships with the Anchor line with the name of
"Caledonia". The first, which was built in 1840, wrecked
in 1851 near Havana.
|SS Caledonia (#2)
||The second, which was built in 1862, ran aground in Dec.
1862, was refloated, then wrecked in 1872.
|SS Caledonia (#3)
||The third, which was built in 1863 by Tod & MacGregor,
was scrapped in 1898. There was accommodation for 40-1st, 90-2nd and
300-3rd class passengers. Launched on 29/10/1863, she sailed from Glasgow
on her maiden voyage to Portland and New York on 11/12/1863. Between 1863
- 1872 she sailed between Glasgow and New York except for a single round
voyage in Feb 1870 Glasgow - Palermo - New York and Glasgow. In 1872 she
was rebuilt to 2,125 gross tons, fitted with compound engines and her
accommodation increased to 60-1st and 550-3rd class. On 10/7/1872 she
resumed Glasgow - Moville - New York sailings and in August 1874 commenced
her first Glasgow - Genoa - Naples - New York - Glasgow voyage. She made
two round voyages on this service and in March 1875 made a single Glasgow
- Liverpool - Bombay voyage. From 1875-80 she was used for the Glasgow -
Mediterranean - New York - Glasgow service, 1880-81 London - Halifax -
Boston (8 round voyages), 1881-84 Glasgow - Mediterranean - New York -
Glasgow, 1884-86 London - Halifax - Boston (11 round voyages), 1886-96
Glasgow - Mediterranean - New York - Glasgow. On 6/5/1896 she left Genoa
on her last voyage to Naples, New York (arr 19/6/1896), and Glasgow and on
23/4/1897 was sold and scrapped in Italy.
|SS Caledonia (#4)
||The fourth, which was built in 1904 was torpedoed and sunk
in the Mediterranean on Dec. 4, 1916.
|SS Caledonia (#5)
||The fifth was built in 1925, was converted to an armed
merchant ship in 1939 and renamed the Scotstoun. It was torpedoed and sunk
in the North Atlantic on June 13, 1940.
||Does anyone have a picture of the Spartan
Prince (the Prince Line)? Dolores
|SS Trojan Prince
||Does anyone know where I can find, on the
web, a picture of the SS Trojan Prince? I have a few sites saved in my
favorites, but can't seem to find a picture.... Jennifer