SS City of Philadelphia
|Name:||SS City of Philadelphia|
|Out of service:||7 September 1854|
|Fate:||Wrecked near Cape Race on maiden voyage, 7 September 1854|
|Length:||292 ft (89 m)|
|Beam:||37 ft (11 m)|
|Sail plan:||3 masts|
The third vessel owned by the company, City of Philadelphia was an improvement on the design of SS City of Manchester.
On September 7, 1854, she was wrecked near Cape Race on her maiden voyage, without loss of life.
- Gibbs, C. R. Vernon (1957). Passenger Liners of the Western Ocean: A Record of Atlantic Steam and Motor Passenger Vessels from 1838 to the Present Day. John De Graff. p. 116.
- "Loss of the City of Philadelphia". The Morning Chronicle (27382). London. 27 September 1854.