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Passages of the Montreal Steamship Company from April 13, 1870 - April 29th, 1871

(from the Sessional Papers, 35 Victoria 1871 (2))
Return of Passages, Number of Passengers and Cargoes of the Steamships of the Montreal Ocean Steamship Company, under Contract for the Conveyance of the

Mails from Liverpool to Portland and from Portland to Liverpool, from November 10, 1870, till April 29th, 1871.



Steamship


Captain


Left

Liverpool



Arrived

at

Portland

Passage



Passengers
Freight in

Tons



Left Portland
Arrived Liverpool Passage Passengers
Days H.M. Portland Canada Days H.M.  
Austrian Wylie Nov 10 Nov 21 10 8.55 216 153 1,313 Dec 3 Dec 18 13 8.10 83
Prussian Dutton Nov 17 Nov 29 11 9 156 181 1,557 Dec 10 Dec 21 10 14 91
Nestorian Aird Nov 24 Dec 5 10 5.15 146 218 1,278 Dec 17 Dec 28 10 5 50
Scandinavian Ballantine Dec 1 Dec 11 9 8.30 162 242 1330 Dec 25 Jan 3 9 5 46
Peruvian Smith Dec 8 Dec 19 10 8.50 101 234 929 Dec 31 Jan 10 9 13 20
Moravian Brown Dec 15 Dec 30 13 6 115 152 1,575 Jan 7 Jan 18 10 2.55 61
North American Trocks Dec 22 Jan 7 14 20.45 77 271 919 Jan 14 Jan 25 10 20 29
Prussian Dutton Dec 29 Jan 14 915 6.403 53 399 935 Jan 21 Feb 2 11 4 100
Nestorian Aird Jan 5 Jan 19 13 12 90 196 1,268 Jan 29 Feb 8 10 8 40
Scandinavian Ballantine Jan 12 Jan 27 13 11 100 299 1,310 Feb 5 Feb 16 10 16.15 53
Peruvian Smith Jan 19 Feb 1 12 10 97 311 961 Feb 12 Feb 23 11 10.15 51
Moravian Brown Jan 26 Feb 9 12 18.40 110 314 1,405 Feb 19 Mar 2 10 11.15 54
Austrian Wylie Feb 2 Feb 15 11 19.55 137 160 1,277 Feb 26 Mar 8 10 4 27
Prussian Dutton Feb 9 Feb 20 10 14 140 377 1,543 Mar 5 Mar 16 11 5 41
Caspian Watts Feb 16 Feb 28 11 8.18 111 310 2,063 Mar 12 Mar 22 10 7.40 30
Scandinavian Ballantine Feb 23 Mar 7 11 .10 231 400 1,628 Mar 18 Mar 29 10 21 39
Peruvian Smith Mar 2 Mar 14 11 3.15 234 338 967 Mar 26 Apr 5 10 17.30 45
Moravian Brown Mar 9 Mar 22 11 16.30 263 325 1,218 Apr 1 Apr 13 11 15.35 54
Austrian Wylie Mar 16 Mar 28 11 12.45 248 284 979 Apr 8 Apr 19 10 7.55 32
Prussian Dutton Mar 23 Apr 3 10 12 452 628 996 Apr 16 Apr 27 11 1 74
Nestorian Aird Mar 30 Apr 12 11 21.45 471 520 597 Apr 22 May 2 9 21.50 66
Scandinavian Ballantine Apr 6 Apr 16 9 6.40 783 446 510 Apr 29 May 9 9 14.20 89
Average Passage Westward 11 17.20 Average Passage Eastward 10 15

Return of Passages, Number of Passengers and Cargoes of the Steamships of the Montreal Ocean Steamship Company, under Contract for the Conveyance of the Mails from Liverpool to Quebec, and from Quebec to Liverpool, from April 13th, 1871 till November 25th, 1871.



Steamship


Captain


Left

Liverpool



Arrived

at

Quebec

Passage



Passengers
Freight in

Tons



Left Quebec
Arrived Liverpool Passage Passengers
Days H.M. Quebec Montreal & West Days H.M.
Peruvian Smith Apr 13 Apr 25 10 8.10 551 96 659 May 6 May 17 11 3.7 183
Moravian Brown Apr 20 May 2 10 21.55 761 73 740 May 13 May 23 9 13 153
Austrian Wylie Apr 27 May 9 10 5.20 689 57 650 May 20 May 30 9 12.30 168
Prussian Dutton May 4 may 15 10 2 1,096 52 638 May 27 June 6 9 20 188
Nestorian Aird May 11 May 22 10 3.45 855 35 626 June 3 June 13 10 - 210
Scandinavian Ballantine May 18 May 30 10 18 1.005 50 893 June 10 June 21 9 11.30 225
Peruvian Smith May 25 June 5 10 1.37 563 85 656 Returned as an extra steamer
Caspian Ritchie Came out as an extra steamer June 17 June 27 9 4.40 146
Moravian Brown June 1 June 13 10 2.15 739 60 579 June 24 July 5 10 11.10 179
Austrian Wylie June 8 June 19 9 20.37 472 83 561 July 1 July 11 9 22 218
Prussian Dutton June 15 June 26 9 21 831 31 781 July 8 July 18 9 16 183
Nestorian Aird June 22 July 3 10 1 550 66 763 July 15 July 25 9 4 157
Scandinavian Ballantine June 29 July 10 9 20.53 561 98 1,105 July 22 Aug 1 9 13.20 151
Caspian Ritchie July 6 July 16 9 11 464 130 1,610 July 29 Aug 9 9 10 74
Moravian Graham July 13 July 24 10 11.43 452 91 1,258 Aug 5 Aug 14 9 11.15 89
Austrian Brown July 20 July 31 10 10.45 755 59 563 Aug 12 Aug 22 9 14.30 110
Prussian Dutton July 27 Aug 7 9 20 782 75 822 Aug 19 Aug 29 9 15 90
Nestorian Aird Aug 3 Aug 13 9 13.45 552 88 790 Aug 26 Sept 5 9 12 108
Scandinavian Ballantine Aug 10 Aug 20 9 9.25 638 70 1,228 Sept 2 Sept 11 9 8 107
Hibernian Watts Aug 17 Aug 29 11 .40 679 111 1.667 Sept 9 Sept 19 10 - 83
Moravian Graham Aug 24 Sept 4 10 21.35 544 73 1,241 Sept 16 Sept 27 10 2.30 82
Sarmation Wylie Aug 31 Sept 13 12 5.5 553 112 2,091 Sept 23 Oct 2 9 5.7 113
Prussian Dutton Sept 7 Sept 17 9 9 558 71 1,315 Sept 30 Oct 10 9 13 106
Nestorian Aird Sept 14 Sept 25 9 7.25 548 36 800 Oct 7 Oct 16 9 9 100
Scandinavian Ballantine Sept 21 Sept 30 8 16.40 456 65 1,160 Oct 14 Oct 24 9 7.25 115
Hibernian Watts Sept 28 Oct 10 11 4.30 430 191 1,837 Oct 21 Nov 1 11 11.35 116
Moravian Graham Oct 5 Oct 16 10 3.45 327 32 1,433 Oct 28 Nov 7 10 7 81
Sarmatian Wylie Oct 12 Oct 22 9 3.30 437 136 2,213 Nov 4 Nov 13 9 .50 68
Prussian Dutton Oct 19 Nov 2 12 21 343 102 1,772 Nov 11 Nov 22 11 - 129
Caspian Ritchie Oct 26 Nov 7 11 1 274 161 1,651 Returned as an extra steamer
Nestorian Aird Came out as an extra steamer Nov 18 Nov 29 10 11 71
Scandinavian Ballantine Nov 2 Nov 12 9 4 213 252 1,363 Nov 25 Dec 9 12 19.35 193
Average Passage Westward 10 5.16 Average Passage Eastward 9 20.33


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