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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,154 gross 1840 at Port Glasgow by John Wood & Co. Cunard Line 207ft x 34.2ft 22.4ft 
 1840 Launched in AprilAtlantic Journey ID 1093
 1840 Aug. 4, maiden voyage Liverpool-Halifax-BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1098
 1849 Mar. 12, stranded on Terschelling IslandAtlantic Journey ID 1094
 1849 Sold and renamed "Erzherzog Johan"Atlantic Journey ID 1099
 1852 Renamed "Germania" for W. A. Fritze & Co & Karl LehmkuhlAtlantic Journey ID 1095
 1855 Chartered for Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 1096
 1858 Scrapped at LondonAtlantic Journey ID 1097
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges
Acadia, Cunard Line steamship
Picture of the S/S Acadia after she was renamed "Germania"


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