New York, Newfoundland and Halifax Steam Ship Co., Ltd. (C.T. Bowring & Co., Ltd. Managers)
Departed St. John’s, Newfoundland 6 April for New York. On 7 April at 45 degrees 10 ‘ N. by 56 degrees 40” W. encountered a strip of field ice about three or four miles wide, extending both north and south as far as could be seen. Some very heavy ice pans also were seen. Arrived at New York 11 April. Departed New York for Halifax 16 April.
(A front page bulletin of the New York Journal of 15 April reports “Titanic will be able to make port under her own steam. The Canadian Government has ordered Rosalind, now at Halifax (sic) to go to the Titanic if needed.”)
Port of Registry: London Flag of Registry: British Funnel: black, broad white band with a thin elongated red X Company flag: Blue, large white oval at center with a red block X Signal letters: R J K F Wireless call letters M Z R
Steel hull, one funnel, two masts, single screw, 2 decks, steel, 3 transverse bulkheads, electric light, submarine signal, wireless. Tonnages: gross 2,568 underdeck 2,013 net 1,634 Dimensions: length 300.4 ft poop 42 ft width 41.1ft bridge 82 ft
Depth 21.6 ft. fo’c’sle 41 ft.
1890 Dec. Built by C.S. Swan & Hunter, Newcastle (yard no. 159)