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Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.36

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City of Chicago

Steamship Line: Inman Line Built: Charles Connell & Co., Scotstoun, Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1883
Routes: Liverpool-Queenstown-NY
Passengers:1st class: 140; 2nd class: 100; 3rd class: 850
History:Laid down as VANCOUVER for Dominion Line, but launched as CITY OF CHICAGO for Inman. Wrecked July 1892 near Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland.
Machinery:Single-screw, 14 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 2 funnels