SS Westernland Archival Collection
Westernland (1884) Red Star line (Belgian)
Built by Laird Bros., Birkenhead, England. Tonnage: 5,736. Dimensions: 440' x 47'. Single-screw, 14 1/2 knots. Compound engines. Four masts and two funnels. Steel hull. Note: One of the early steamships to be built of steel. She was built in a dry-dock. Service: Placed in Antwerp-New York service. Ownership Transfer: Transferred to the Liverpool-Philadelphia service of the American Line in 1901. Fate: Scrapped in 1912. Running mate: Noordland.
Westernland (1918) Red Star Line
Built by Harland & Wolff, Ltd., Govan, Glasgow, Scotland. (Note: This shipbuilding yard formerly was known as London & Glasgow Engineering & Iron Shipbuilding Co.) Tonnage: 16,289. Dimensions: 575' x 67' (601' o.l.). Triple-screw, 16 knots. Triple expansion engines and one steam turbine. Two masts and two funnels. Passengers: 350 cabin, 350 tourist, 800 third class. Sales: In the mid-thirties was sold to Arnold Bernstein. Resold to Holland-America Line in 1939. War Service: Took part in the attack on Dakar, as flagship of General de Gaulle. Vessel sold to British Government in January 1943. Fate: Scrapped in Belgium in 1947. Ex-Regina (1929). Sister ship: Pennland.
- Steamship Line: American Line
- Class of Passengers: Cabin
- Date of Departure: 11 May 1901
- Route: Liverpool to Philadelphia via Queenstown (Cobh)
- Commander: Captain C. R. Ehoff
American Line has specially arranged to accommodate those passengers who want good food and service, moderate speed and to have the best accommodation the steamers afford at a reasonable cost. Ships Covered: Friesland, Haverford, Merion, Noordland, and Westernland.
Sailing Schedule, Antwerp-Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, from 2 November 1929 to 26 September 1930. Ships Included the Arabic, Belgenland, Lapland, Pennland, Pennland, and Westernland. SS Lapland Passenger List, 2 November 1929. GGA Image ID # 1ebf3eb84f