SS City of Chicago Archival Collection
City of Chicago (1883) Inman Line
Built by Charles Connell & Co., Scotstoun, Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 5,202. Dimensions: 430'x 45'. Single-screw, 14 knots. Compound engines. Four masts and two funnels. Iron hull. Note: Laid down as the Vancouver, as she originally was intended for the Dominion Line. Maiden voyage: Liverpool-New York, September 18, 1883. Fate: Wrecked by stranding near Old Head of Kinsale, on south coast of Ireland, July 1892. Previously Named: Ex-Vancouver (1883).
Saloon Passenger List for the RMS City of Chicago of the Inman Line, Departing 25 October 1883 from Liverpool to New York, Commanded by Captain Robert Leitch. Notable Passengers included Viscount Thomas Augustus Wolstenholme Parker, Lady Parker, and the University of Michigan Football Captain James Van Inwagen.
Back Cover of a SS City of Chicago Saloon Passenger List from 25 October 1883. GGA Image ID # 15b61a93a6