SS Tropic (1871)

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SS Tropic
  • Tropic (1871–1873)
  • Federico (1873–)
Builder: Thos. Royden & Co
Launched: 1871
General characteristics
Type: Steamship
Tonnage: 2,122 GT

SS Tropic was a steamship operated by the White Star Line. Built in 1871 by shipbuilders Thos. Royden & Co, the 2,122 gross-ton vessel operated on the Liverpool to Calcutta run in 1871, and in 1872 began serving South American ports from Liverpool. In 1873, the ship was sold to Serra y Font, Bilbao, and renamed Federico.