SS Abyssinia

Vessel Type
Passenger vessel
Ship Dates
Date built: 1870
End date: 1954
Owner or managing owner(s)
Cunard Line
Thompson, J. & G.
Guion Line
Vessel Description

She arrived in Vancouver on June 14, 1887 after a voyage of 13 days and 14 hours from Yokohama, Japan. She carried 22 first class passengers with 80 Chinese steerage class passengers. She also carried mail, tea and silk. On December 18, 1891 she burned. In 1954 she was stripped of superstructure and engines.

Source: Nauticapedia: Abyssinia

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