SS Grampian Archival Collection
Grampian (1907) (a) Allan Line, (b) Canadian Pacific Line
Built by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 10,920. Dimensions: 485' x 60'. Twin-screw, 15 knots. Triple expansion engines. Two masts and one funnel. Passengers: 210 first, 250 second, 1,000 third. Service: Glasgow-Quebec-Montreal. Taken over by Canadian Pacific Line in 1917. Retained her name in their service. Fate: Vessel was laid up in 1922. Scrapped in 1926. Sister ship: Hesperian. Similar to Corsican.
It is probably an unprecedented occurrence in the history of the Transatlantic Liner that three Steamers of 10,000 tons register or more, should be in course of construction at one time and placed in commission within six months of each other. Ships Covered: Corsican, Grampian, Ionian, Tunisian, Victorian, and Virginian.
- Steamship Line: Allan Line Royal Mail Steamers
- Class of Passengers: Saloon
- Date of Departure: 21 August 1909
- Route: Glasgow to Quebec and Montreal, via Moville
- Commander: Captain John M. Johnston
Advertisement, Allan Royal Mail Line. Ships Include the Victorian, Virginian, Tunisian, Corsican, Grampian, and Hesperian. Cunard Daily Bulletin, Ivernia Edition for 22 July 1908. GGA Image ID # 131f1a86b9
Proposed Sailings, Glasgow-Montreal-Quebec Service, from 9 September 1911 to 18 November 1911. Ships Included the Grampian, Hesperian, Ionian, and Scotian. TSS Tunisian Passenger List, 22 September 1911. GGA Image ID # 1e0e62d99e
Distinguished Liners, Volume 2 features 53 famous ships from 1907-1914. Read how the liners were constructed and launched. Lavishly illustrated, each carries many photographs, including the ships, their interiors, machinery, fittings, construction, and launching.