SS City of Rome Archival Collection
SS City of Rome (1881) of the Inman and Anchor Lines. GGA Image ID # 1e41e7e184
City of Rome (1881) (a) Inman Line, (b) Anchor Line
Built by Vickers, Sons & Maxim, Ltd., Barrow-in-Furness, England. Tonnage: 8,415. Dimensions: 560' x 52' (586' o.l.). Single-screw, 16 knots. Compound engines. Four masts and three funnels. Note: Considered by many as the most beautiful steamship ever built. Passengers: 520 cabin, 810 third class. Change in Ownership: Ownership was transferred to the Anchor Line in 1882. As a record breaker she proved a failure, but nevertheless ran successfully for many years for the Anchor Line. Modifications: Triple expansion engines were later installed to replace the original engines. Fate: Broken up for scrap by German shipbreakers in 1902.
Saloon Passenger List for the SS City of Rome of the Anchor Line, Departing 23 August 1884 from Liverpool to New York, Commanded by Captain R. D. Munro.
Saloon Passenger List for the SS City of Rome of the Anchor Line, Departing Thursday, 20 August 1896 from Glasgow to New York via Moville, Commanded by Captain Hugh Young. Notable Passengers included James Maxwell, Baron Felix Stackelberg, Gilbert Walker.
Rates of Passage, New York-Glasgow-Londonderry, 1895. First Cabin Rates for the SS City of Rome, SS Furnessia, and for All Other Steamers of the Service. Second Cabin Rates and Steerage Rates Including Bedding and Eating Utensils. Back Cover of a Anchor Steamship Line SS Furnessia Second Cabin Passenger List from 8 June 1895. GGA Image ID # 1e41325176
Back Cover Images
Sailing Schedule, Liverpool-New York and Glasgow-New York, from 23 August 1884 to 18 October 1884. Ships Included the Anchoria, Austral, Bolivia, Circassia, City of Rome, Devonia, Ethiopia, and Furnessia. Includes Selected Passage Times in Days and Hours for the Austral and City of Rome During 1884. SS City of Rome Passenger List, 23 August 1884. GGA Image ID # 15b76cfaec,
Sailing Schedule, Glasgow-Moville-New York Service, 19 July 1890 to 29 November 1890. Ships Included the Anchoria, Circassia, City of Rome, Devonia, Ethiopia, and Furnessia. Saloon Passage Rages Glasgow-New York, One Way: $50, $60, or $65. Round Trip Rates: $100, $110, or $120. Second Cabin Rate is $30 (One Way). Liverpool-New York Saloon Passage Rates (One Way): $60, $80, or $100. Round Trip Rates: $120, $144, or $180. Second Cabin Rates (One Way: $30 or $35. SS Circassia Passenger List, 12 July 1890. Obscurred Ships from 15 November to 29 November 1890 were the Furnessia, Devonia, and Circassia. GGA Image ID # 15b7db940b
Back Cover of a Saloon Class Passenger List for the SS City of Rome of the Anchor Line Dated 20 August 1896. GGA Image ID # 15b7faf015