SS City of Brooklyn

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  • SS City of Brooklyn (1869-1878)
  • SS Brooklyn (1878-1885)
Builder: Tod & McGregor, Glasgow
Yard number: 145
Launched: 2 December 1868
Fate: Wrecked on 8 November 1885
General characteristics
Class and type: Passenger cargo vessel
Length: 370 ft (110 m)
Beam: 42 ft (13 m)
Depth: 28.5 ft (8.7 m)
Propulsion: 1-Screw, Steam 2cyl horizontal, 450nhp, 2000ihp

SS City of Brooklyn was a steam ship built in Glasgow in 1868 by Tod & McGregor. She was initially owned and operated by the Inman Line. She was of 2,911 GRT and was 370 ft (110 m) long and with a beam of 42 ft (13 m). She was used on sailings between Liverpool and New York. She was wrecked on 8 November 1885 on Anticosti Island. No lives were lost.


  • "Screw Steamer City of Brooklyn". Retrieved 23 March 2019.

Coordinates: 49°31′N 63°06′W / 49.52°N 63.1°W / 49.52; -63.1