Emmigration of Joseph Chatterton

Joseph Chatterton, his wife Annie and their sons, George and Owen, emigrated to America where Annie had been born. The arrived on 30 May 1907 aboard the Caronia, pictured. (See manifest)

Built by John Brown & Company, Clydebank, Scotland, 1905. 19,524 gross tons; 650 (bp) feet long; 72 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 18 knots. 1,550 passengers (300 first class, 350 second class, 900 third class).Two funnels, two masts, steel hull, three decks and shelter deck.

Built for Cunard Line, British flag, in 1905 and named Caronia. Liverpool-Boston-New York and Mediterranean-New York service. Armed merchant cruiser, then troopship during World War I. Scrapped at Osaka, Japan in 1933.

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