Tartar Prince

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Tartar Prince

Postby frankdolly » 07 Oct 2006, 05:06

Does anyone have any information regarding the ship called Tartar Prince? My grandfather immigrated on it in 1898. Thanks.

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Re: Tartar Prince

Postby wldspirit » 07 Oct 2006, 07:33

Not really sure what info you are seeking, but here is some basic info on the ship itself:

TARTAR PRINCE 1895
3,272 gross tons, length 342.7ft x beam 43.2ft, clipper stem, one funnel, two masts, single screw and a speed of 12 knots. Accommodation for 45-1st and 1,000-3rd class passengers. Built by Short Bros, Sunderland (engines by Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton), she was launched for the Prince Line in Jan.1895. Used on the South American service until 1897 when, on 10th Nov. she sailed from Newcastle for New York. On 30th Nov.1897 she started sailings between New York - Naples - Genoa - Leghorn - Genoa - Naples - New York. Her last crossing on this service started on 11th Jun.1902 when she sailed from Leghorn for Genoa, Naples, Palermo and New York. Transferred to a new route between New York and South Africa, she was destroyed by fire on her second voyage on 25th Nov.1902. [North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P.Bonsor, vol.3,p.1233]

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