|SS Canopic -- White Star Line Official Card|
|Built: 1900, Harland & Wolff, Belfast.
Yard No: 330
Funnels: 1 Masts: 2
Tonnage: 12,268 GRT
Dimensions: 176.28 x 18.08 m / 578.4 x 59.4 ft
Engines: Triple Expansion by builders.
Twin Screw; 8,700 IHP; 16 kn.
Hull: Steel, 3 Decks
Passengers: 250-1st Class, 250-2nd Class, 800-3rd Class
Crew: Not Listed
|Originally built as Commonwealth for the Dominion Line and launched on May 31, 1900, she was completed in September 1900. The Commonwealth made her maiden voyage on October 4, 1900 from Liverpool to Boston. In 1903 she was sold to the White Star Line and renamed Canopic. At this time her tonnage changed to 12,097 GRT. The Canopic made her first White Star Line voyage on January 14, 1903 on the Liverpool to Boston service. In 1904 she was transferred to the New York to Mediterranean service. From 1917 till 1919 she operated under the Liner Requesition Scheme. In February 1919 she reverted back to White Star Line, and in July went to the New York to Mediterranean berth. In 1922 the Canopic replaced the Arabic on the Mediterranean route. On April 13, 1922 she made her first voyage on the Liverpool to Halifax to Boston route, then to the Montreal run for the summer. On November 10, 1922 she started on the Bremen to New York service. In November 1923 she took over the Hamburg to New York route. In September 1924 she was put on the Liverpool - Philadelphia - Portland, Maine to end her career. In October the Canopic was sold for breaking up to T.W. Ward, and scrapped at Briton Ferry, South Wales.|
|SS Canopic Menu Card -- July 7, 1907|
|SS Canopic On Board stationery & envelope|
|SS Canopic Abstract of Log Card -- Boston to Naples -- October 29 thru November 11, 1910|
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