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SS City of Berlin Passenger Lists 1884-1889

The S.S. City of Berlin (1875) Of the Inman Line Shown Outward Bound Passing Cape Pine Lighthouse.

The S.S. City of Berlin (1875) Of the Inman Line Shown Outward Bound Passing Cape Pine Lighthouse. From a Painting by Samuel Walters (1876). GGA Image ID # 1d2cd42c0b

City of Berlin (1875) Inman Line.

Built by Caird & Co., Greenock, Scotland. Tonnage: 5,491. Dimensions: 488' x 44' (513' o.l.). Single-screw, 16 knots. Compound engines. Three masts and one funnel. Iron hull. Launched October 27, 1874. Notes: Dining saloon measured 44' x 43'. Coal consumption was 120 tons per day; 12 boilers; 36 furnaces. New triple expansion engines in 1887. Passengers: 202 cabin, 1,500 third class. Maiden voyage: Liverpool-New York, April 29, 1875. Renamed: (a) Berlin (1893), (b) Meade (1898) United States Government. In transport service to the Philippines. Nearly destroyed by fire in 1906. Rebuilt and used as a training ship at Boston. Fate: This trans-Atlantic record-breaker was scrapped at Philadelphia in 1921.

All Digitized Passenger Lists For the SS City of Berlin Available at the GG Archives. Listing Includes Date Voyage Began, Steamship Line, Vessel, Passenger Class and Route.

1884-06-05 City of Berlin Passenger List

Front Cover of a Saloon Passenger List for the RMS City of Berlin of the Inman Line, Departing 8 June 1884 from Liverpool to New York.

 

  • Steamship Line: Inman Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 8 June 1884
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Arthur W. Lewis

1889-09-11 SS City of Berlin Passenger List

Front Cover of a Second Cabin Passenger List from the SS City of Berlin of the Inman Line, Departing 11 September 1889 from Liverpool to New York.

 

  • Steamship Line: Inman Line
  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 11 September 1889
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Francis S. Land

 

Passenger Lists contained in the GG Archives collection represent the souvenir list provided to the passengers of each cabin class (and other classes). Many of these souvenir passenger lists have disappeared over the years. Our collection contains a sampling of what was originally produced and printed by the steamship lines.

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