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Canadian Pacific Steamship Company

1891 - 1971

Institution: Canadian Pacific Steamship Company
Canadian Pacific Railway developed a fleet of ships to link Europe with Asia and Australia via Canada.
1881 Canadian Pacific Railway was founded.
1891 Shipping assets are incorporated into Canadian Pacific Steamship Company.
1915 Name changed to Canadian Pacific Steamships Ocean Services Ltd.
1921 the title of the operating company became Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd.
1971 Name changed to CP Ships Ltd.