Poster image of SS Bothnia
|Port of registry:||Liverpool|
|Builder:||J. & G. Thomson & Co., Clydebank|
|Launched:||4 March 1874|
|Maiden voyage:||8 August 1874|
|Length:||422 ft 2 in (128.68 m)|
|Beam:||42 ft 2 in (12.85 m)|
|Depth:||18 ft 11 in (5.77 m)|
|Propulsion:||1 × 600 hp (447 kW) steam compound steam engine|
|Speed:||12.5 knots (23.2 km/h; 14.4 mph)|
SS Bothnia was a British steam passenger ship that sailed on the trans-Atlantic route between Liverpool and New York City or Boston. The ship was built by J & G Thomson of Clydebank, and launched on 4 March 1874 for the British & North American Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, which became the Cunard Line in 1879.
Constructed with an iron hull ship, and 4,535 gross register tons, and with a length of 422 feet. She was powered by a 600 hp 2-cylinder compound steam engine, barque-rigged on three masts, and had a top speed of 12½ knots. She could carry up to 1,400 passengers, 300 in first class and 1,100 in 3rd class.
Bothnia sailed on her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York via Queenstown on 8 August 1874, and on 15 April 1885, made her first voyage from Liverpool to Boston. She was withdrawn from service in mid-1898 and then sold, and was scrapped in Marseille in 1899.
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