SS State of California Archival Collection

 

 

State of California (1891) (a) State Line, (b) Allan Line Ship's History (Brief)

Built by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 4,275. Dimensions: 385' x 46'. Propulsion: Single-screw, 14 knots. Compound engines. Masts and Funnels: Three masts and one funnel. Ownership Change: Built for State Line, but transferred to Allan Line upon completion. Maiden voyage: Glasgow-New York, August 14, 1891. Renamed: (a) Californian (1898), (b) Coamo (1901). Fate: As the Californian stranded near Portland, February 25, 1900. Later salved; sold to American interest and renamed Coamo.

 

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Front Cover of a First and Second Cabin Passenger List from the SS State of California of the Allan Line, Departing 6 July 1894 from New York to Glasgow.

1894-07-06 SS State of California Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Allan Line and State Line
  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 6 July 1894
  • Route: New York to Glasgow
  • Commander: Captain A. G. Braes

 

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Title Page Including List of Senior Officers and Staff, Allan Line SS State of California First and Second Cabin Passenger List from 6 July 1894.

Title Page Including List of Senior Officers and Staff, Allan Line SS State of California First and Second Cabin Passenger List from 6 July 1894. GGA Image ID # 205575cfe1

 

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Back Cover, Allan Line SS State of California First and Second Cabin Passenger List, 6 July 1894.

Back Cover, Allan Line SS State of California First and Second Cabin Passenger List, 6 July 1894. Regular Services from Glasgow, Liverpool, Londonderry, Galway, and Queenstown to New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Quebec, Montreal, St. John's, Halifax, and Baltimore. GGA Image ID # 20553ed89b

 

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Front Cover, Ravenscrag: The Allan Royal Mail Line by Thomas E. Appleton, 1974.

Ravenscrag: The Allan Royal Mail Line

Ravenscrag is the story of the Allans and of the great line of sail and steamships which bore their name, dominating the Canadian Atlantic routes for more than a century and making a major contribution to Canadian history.

 

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