SS ERIN was british passenger liner with a clipper stem, one funnel and three masts, constructed in iron, single screw and a speed of 10 knots. She was built by Palmer Bros & Co, Jarrow-on-Tyne, for the National Line in 1864.
She sailed from Liverpool to Queenstown and New York. In 1865 ERIN carried the survivors of the burnt out Inman Liner GLASGOW to New York.
On the London - Havre - New York line in 1871. She was rebuilt twice, in 1872 and 1877 and equipped with new compound engines by J.Penn & Son, London. ERINhad accommodation for 72 1st and 1.200-3rd class passengers.
She resumed the Liverpool - Queenstown - New York service and on 31st December 1889, ERIN left New York for London but went missing with the loss of 72 lives.
Then there is the case of the brand new steamship
Juverna, which left the Clyde on August 14,
1904, for, Kingstown, Dublin, with a cargo
of coal. From that day to this no tidings
have been received of her. She has vanished as completely as mist before the rising