Name S.S. Umbria
Built Govan, Scotland
Builder John Elder and Company
Launched June 26, 1884
Scrapped May 9, 1910
Place Bo'ness, Scotland
Length 501'7" (152.9m)
Beam 57'2" (17.4m)
Registered Tonnage 7,718 tons / 4,522 tons
Engines 6 three-crank compound engines
Cunard's Umbria. Perhaps nearing her launch in 1884; I can't explain those heavy lines coming this way from her stern, what are they for now, with much scaffolding still in place?
If they didn't build ships of wood in Glasgow any longer, they still used a lot of wood. Umbria was scrapped in...