Category: Ionic (1902)

Categories: 1900s Ships | Immigrant Ships to New Zealand | Ships by Name | White Star Line


Steam Ship : 12352 Tons


This SS Ionic was a steam-powered ocean liner built in 1902 by Harland and Wolff in Belfast for the White Star Line. She was the second White Star Liner to be named Ionic and served on the United Kingdom – New Zealand route. Her sister ships were SS Athenic and SS Corinthic.

In August 1914 she was taken over for use as a troopship for the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, was narrowly missed by a torpedo in the Mediterranean in 1915, and in 1917 was used under the Liner Requisition Scheme. On 31st Jan.1919 she resumed New Zealand sailings.


This is a Ship Name Category for Linking categories grouped by the Ships Voyages
Not intended for the Categorisation of individual Profiles which can be Categorised under the following Voyage Categories
but If you don't know which voyage your individual traveled on or it isn't listed yet, then link them here so that at some stage they can be moved to the correct voyage.

- Voyages are dated from the Year they departed not the Year they arrive at their destination, If not in the same year
- Not all Voyages may be listed

Subcategories (31)


Person Profiles (4)

19 Feb 1880 Devizes, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom - 14 Jun 1966
15 Nov 1900 Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - 11 Mar 1972
17 Feb 1897 West Ham, Essex, England, United Kingdom - 05 Aug 1973
abt 1876 County Kerry, Ireland - 28 May 1946




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