Launched 1864: ss CUBA

 ss cuba-1864.jpg  Built by Tod & McGregor Glasgow, Yard No 129

photo and below table from


S/S Cuba, Cunard Line





Shipowner or operator 


2,668 gross 

1864 at Glasgow by Tod & McGregor 

Cunard Line 

338.2ft x 42.4ft 








July 21, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1427



Dec. 3, maiden voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1428



Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1430



 June 10 

 New York 

 June 21 

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 May 18 

 New York 

 May 28 

Agent DHrr. Gunnestad & Co., ChristianiaTransatlantc ID <>



 June 22 

 New York 

 July 02 

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 Apr. 12 

 New York 

 Apr. 22 

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Sold to D. Brown converted to sailing ship "Earl of Beaconsfield"Atlantic Journey ID 1431



Nov. 6, wrecked near Aldbrough, YorkshireAtlantic Journey ID 1429

The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges

Port of Registry: Liverpool
Propulsion: Steam 560hp
Launched: Thursday, 21/7/1864
Built: 1864
Ship Type: Iron Passenger Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 2696grt, 2488nrt,
Length: 337 feet
Breadth: 42 feet
Owner History:
British & North American Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
1876 David Brown & Sons, London
Status: Wrecked - 6/11/1887

ON 50357
1876 engine removed and converted to four~masted ship
Wrecked at Withernsea (Calcutta for Hull)

Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Previous update by Colin Campbell
Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron courtesy of shipbuilder Tod & McGregor