SS City of Brussels Passenger Lists 1877
Inman Line Rates of Cabin Passage, 1870, Featuring the SS City of Brussels. GGA Image ID # 1d2d2b5f23
City of Brussels (1869) Inman Line.
Built by Tod & McGregor, Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 3,081. Dimensions: 390' x 40'. Single-screw, 14 knots. Horizontal trunk type engines. Three masts and one funnel. Iron hull. Note: Broke the trans-Atlantic speed record in December 1869. The first steamship to reduce the crossing to under 8 days. Altered by having another deck added in 1872, increasing tonnage to 3,747. Compound engines in 1876. Fate: Her career was suddenly ended when in collision with the steamer Kirby Hall, January 7, 1887. She sunk off the mouth of the Mersey, with the loss of life listed as ten.
All Digitized Passenger Lists For the SS City of Brussels Available at the GG Archives. Listing Includes Date Voyage Began, Steamship Line, Vessel, Passenger Class and Route.
- Steamship Line: Inman Line
- Class of Passengers: Saloon
- Date of Departure: 21 April 1877
- Route: New York to Liverpool
- Commander: Captain Frederick Watkins
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.