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Ellis Island Ship List - U


Follow the links to see a list of the ships that the Ellis Island Knapp's arrived on. Follow the links find information about these ships.


Ultonia

Built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Limited, Newcastle, England, 1898. 10,402 gross tons; 513 (bp) feet long; 57 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 13 knots.  840 passengers (40 first class, 800 third class).

Built for Cunard Line, British flag, in 1898 and named Ultonia. Liverpool-Boston and later, Trieste-New York service. Torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine off the Irish coast on June 27, 1917.


Umbria

Built by John Elder & Company, Glasgow, Scotland, 1884. 8,127 gross tons; 520 (bp) feet long; 57 feet wide. Compound engine, single screw.  Service speed 19.5 knots.  1,350 passengers (550 first class, 800 third class).

Built for Cunard Line, British flag, in 1884 and named Umbria. Liverpool-New York service. Won Trans-Atlantic Blue Ribbon in 1887. Scrapped in 1910.


United States

Built by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, Scotland, 1903. 10,095 gross tons; 515 (bp) feet long; 58 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 16 knots.  1,670 passengers (130 first class, 140 second class, 1,400 third class). One funnel and two masts.  

Built for Scandinavian American Line, in 1903 and named United States. Copenhagen-New York service. Laid up 1934. Damaged by fire at Copenhagen on September 2, 1935. Scrapped in Italy in 1935.


USAT Cantigny

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