The story continued: “The Bothnia, it is hardly necessary to say, is built in the most substantial manner, and is indeed in all respects one of the finest of the thirty-four steamships which have been constructed by the Messrs Thomson for the Cunard Company.”
Bothnia sailed on her maiden voyage, Liverpool to New York via Queenstown, on 8 August 1874. In 15 April 1885, she made her first voyage from Liverpool to Boston.
Bothnia, after reliably serving Cunard and her passengers on the North Atlantic for over two decades, was sold in 1898 and scrapped at Marseilles in 1899.
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