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Samara Steam Ship Samara Co., Ltd. (Maclay & MacIntyre, Managers)

Westbound Cardiff to Philadelphia on April 1st at 43 degrees 12’ N. by 45 degrees 14”W. southeast off Newfoundland’s Grand Banks, rescued the captain and five-man crew of the schooner Blue Jacket which had foundered after being crushed by ice.

Port of Registry: Glasgow
Flag of Registry: British
Funnel: buff, black top
Company flag: white, edged by narrow blue band at center large block blue “M”
Signal letters: H F J Q
Steel hull, single screw, schooner rig, 1 deck (part iron/part steel)
Tonnages: gross 3,172 underdeck 2,937 net 2,030
Dimensions: length 331.0 ft width 49.2 ft. depth 21.8 ft.
Poop 27 bridge 102 foc’sle 34
Engines: Constructed by Blair & Co., Ltd. Stockton-on-Tees Triple expansion, 3 cy. 24” 39” 64” x 42” stroke 280 N. H. P.

1905/6 built by W. Gray & Co., Ltd. West Hartlepool Yard # 715.
1906 6 Jan. Sea trials, Hartlepool to Cardiff (arrived 11 January)
1906 19 Jan. Maiden Voyage Cardiff to Vera Cruz
1915 19 Aug. 35 miles west of Bishop’s Rock, captured by German submarine and sunk by gunfire.

© 2005 John P. Eaton all rights reserved.
This item first appeared in Voyage, Journal of the Titanic International Society.

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