RMS Servia Archival Collection


Servia (1881) Clinard Line

Built by J. & G. Thomson, Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 7,391. Dimensions: 515' x 52' (532' o.l.). Single-screw, 17 knots. Compound engines. 12,000 I.H.P. Three masts and two funnels. Launched: March 1, 1881. Notes: Attained a speed of 17.8 knots during her trials. First Cunarder to be built of steel. Main dining saloon measured 74 feet by 49 feet wide, with a height of feet and could seat 350 passengers. She had 168 staterooms. Passengers: 450 first and 600 third. Officers and crew members numbered 200. Maiden voyage: Liverpool-New York, November 26,1881. Fate: After completing her 171st round voyage in October 1901, she was sold to Thos. W. Ward, Ltd., well-known ship- breakers. Towed to Preston and dismantled for scrap.


Front Cover of a Saloon Passenger List from the RMS Servia of the Cunard Line, Departing 8 July 1882 from Liverpool to New York, Commanded by Captain Cook.

1882-07-08 RMS Servia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 8 July 1882
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Cook


1887-06-18 Passenger Manifest for the SS Servia

1887-06-18 SS Servia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 18 June 1887
  • Route: New York to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay


Front Cover, Reprinted From "BUSINESS ILLUSTRATED".	December, 1902.

The Story of the Cunard Line - 1902

Cunard Steamship Company, Limited, one of the oldest and most famous of British steam navigation undertakings elected to remain independent and outside the scope of the great Trust. This is their Story as published by BUSINESS ILLUSTRATED. December 1902. Lavishly Illustrated including Interior Photographs. Ships Featured: Britannia, Scotia, Russia, Servia, Umbria, Etruria, Campania, Lucania, Ivernia, Saxonia


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