Laurentian - ex Polynesian

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Allan Line steamship built 1872 at Greenock by Robert Steele & Co. Launched as the Polynesian, rebuilt and renamed Laurentian 1893. This ship had a bad reputation, as she was said to "roll on wet grass" and was called "Rolling Poly". There was accommodation for 120 1st-class passengers and 850 3rd-class (steerage) passengers.

This image is from an old photo postcard.

For more ship history see: S/S Laurentian

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