List of White Star Line ships

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The following is a list of ships operated by the White Star Line.

1853–1889[edit]

Ship Built White Star service GRT Notes Image
Red Jacket 1853 1853–1878 2,305 Redjacketclipper.jpg
White Star 1854 1854-1867 2,340
Blue Jacket 1854 1854–1869 1,790
Tayleur 1854 1854 4,000 Sank on her maiden voyage. Tayleur.jpg
Oceanic 1870 1870–1895 3,707 The first steamship for the White Star Line, and often referred to as the Mother of Modern Liners.[1] During her maiden voyage the ship had to return to Liverpool due to overheated bearings.[1] Builder's model of the Oceanic, 1871.jpg
Atlantic 1871 1871–1873 3,707 RMS Atlantic.jpg
Baltic 1871 1871–1889 2,122 SS Baltic (1871) (14773373512) (cropped).jpg
Tropic 1871 1871–1873 2,122
Asiatic 1871 1871-1873 2,122
Republic 1872 1872-1889 3,984 Resembled the RMS Oceanic
Adriatic 1872 1872–1899 3,888 Adriatic (1871).jpg
Celtic 1872 1872-1893 1,867
Traffic 1872 1872–1896 155 Tender
Belgic 1873 1873–1888 2,652
Gaelic 1873 1873–1896 2,685
Britannic 1874 1874–1903 5,004 SS Britannic.jpg
Germanic 1875 1875–1903 5,008 SS Germanic c1890-1900.jpg
Arabic 1883 1881–1890 4,368
Coptic 1881 1881–1908 4,448 StateLibQld 1 126227 Coptic (ship).jpg
Doric 1883 1883–1906 4,784
Ionic 1883 1883–1900 4,753
Belgic 1885 1885–1903 4,212
Gaelic 1885 1885–1905 4,206 Ssgaelic.jpg
Cufic 1885 1885–1901 4,639
Runic 1889 1889–1895 5,043 Later renamed the SS Imo, was involved in the Halifax explosion Halifax explosion - Imo.jpg
Teutonic 1889 1889–1921 9,984 Teutonic1890-1900.jpg

1890–1899[edit]

Ship Built White Star service GRT Notes Image
Majestic 1890 1890–1914 9,965 SS Majestic (1890).jpg
Nomadic 1891 1891–1903 5,749
Tauric 1891 1891–1929 5,728
Magnetic 1891 1891–1932 619 SS Magnetic model.jpg
Naronic 1892 1892–1893 6,594 Lost at sea sometime after February 11, 1893 Sister ship of SS Bovic
Bovic 1892 1892–1922 6,583 Bovic-Naronic.jpg
Gothic 1893 1893–1906 7,755 StateLibQld 1 143679 Gothic (ship).jpg
Cevic 1894 1894–1914 8,301 SS Cevic.jpg
Pontic 1894 1894–1930 394
Georgic 1895 1895–1916 10,077 Georgic (ship, 1895) - Cassier's 1897-08.png
Delphic 1897 1897–1917 8,273 Delphic I.jpg
Cymric 1898 1898–1916 13,096 RMS Cymric.jpg
Afric 1898 1899–1917 11,948 SS Afric, Hobart.jpg
Medic 1899 1892–1921 11,973 SS Medic.jpg
Persic 1899 1899–1935 11,973 StateLibQld 1 140415 Persic (ship).jpg
Oceanic 1899 1899–1914 17,272 Colorful Oceanic.jpg

1900–1909[edit]

Ship Built White Star service GRT Notes Image
Runic 1900 1900–1930 12,482 Runic (ship, 1900) - SLV H91.250-532 (crop).jpg
Suevic 1900 1900–1928 12,531 SS Suevic (high def).jpg
Celtic 1901 1901–1928 21,035 The Royal Navy 1919-1939 Q70627.jpg
Athenic 1902 1902–1928 12,345 The Athenic (ship) at sea.jpg
Corinthic 1902 1902–1931 12,367 Corinthic.jpg
Ionic 1903 1903–1934 12,352 Ionic.jpg
Cedric 1903 1903–1931 21,073 RMS Cedric.jpg
Victorian 1895 1903–1904 8,825 Renamed SS Russian SS Russian (1895).jpg
Armenian 1895 1903–1915 8,825 SS Armenian.jpg
Arabic 1903 1903–1915 15,801 Arabic (ship) LOC det.4a15792.jpg
Romanic 1898 1903–1912 11,394 Renamed SS Scandinavian SS Romanic old postcard.jpg
Cretic 1903 1903–1904 13,507 Cretic.jpg
Republic 1903 1903–1909 15,400 RMS Republic.jpg
Canopic 1900 1904–1925 12,268 Canopic.JPG
Cufic 1895 1904–1923 8,249 Originally SS American SS Cufic 2.jpg
Tropic 1896 1904–1923 8,249 Originally SS European SS Tropic.jpg
Baltic 1904 1904–1933 23,876 RMS Baltic postcard (cropped).jpg
Gallic 1894 1907–1913 12,352
Adriatic 1907 1907–1935 24,541 RMS Adriatic postcard.jpg
Laurentic 1908 1908–1917 14,892 StateLibQld 1 149967 Laurentic (ship) (cropped).jpg
Megantic 1909 1909–1933 14,878 SS Megantic.jpg

1910–1919[edit]

Ship Built White Star service GRT Notes Image
Zealandic 1911 1911–1926 8,090 Zealandic.jpg
Nomadic 1911 1911–1925 1,273 Tender (Note: only White Star Line vessel still existing) SS Nomadic March 2012.jpg
Traffic 1911 1911–1927 675 Tender Traffic 1911 01 - copia.jpg
Olympic 1911 1911–1935 45,324 Olympic in New York cropped.jpg
Belgic 1913 1911–1913 9,748
Titanic 1912 1912 46,328 Sank on her maiden voyage after hitting an iceberg RMS Titanic 3.jpg
Ceramic 1912 1913–1934 18,400 Ss ceramic.jpg
Vaderland 1910 1914–1917 11,899 SSVaderland.jpg
Lapland 1909 1914–1920 17,540 Rsl 1 (cropped).jpg
Britannic 1914 1915–1916 48,158 Sank after striking a mine HMHS Britannic.jpg
Belgic 1914 1917–1923 27,132 SS Belgenland.jpg
Justicia 1914 1917–1918 32,234 Statendam1917.jpg
Vedic 1918 1918–1934 9,302 Vedic.jpg
Bardic 1918 1919–1925 9,332

1920–1932[edit]

Ship Built White Star service GRT Notes Image
Gallic 1918 1920–1933 11,905
Mobile 1909 1920–1920 16,960 Mobile (ID 4030).jpg
Arabic 1909 1920–1931 16,786 Arabic (3).jpg
Homeric 1913 1922–1935 35,000 RMS Homeric.jpg
Haverford 1901 1921–1925 11,635 SS Haverford.jpg
Poland 1897 1922–1925 8,282
Majestic 1914 1922–1936 56,551 Full drawing of the RMS Majestic.jpg
Pittsburgh 1922 1922–1925 16,322 Pennland (Bernstein).jpg
Doric 1923 1923–1935 16,484 RMS Doric.jpg
Delphic 1918 1925–1933 8,002
Albertic 1920 1927–1934 18,940 Albertic.jpg
Calgaric 1918 1927–1934 16,063 Calgaric.jpg
Laurentic 1927 1927–1940 18,724 Laurentic.jpg
Britannic 1929 1929–1949 26,943 Britannic (III).jpg
Georgic 1932 1932–1949 27,759 Georgic.jpg

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cameron (2011), p. 183.

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