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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
5,458 gross 1896 at Jarrow-on-Tyne by Palmer‘s Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd. Hamburg America Line 399.3ft x 50.1ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1896  May 27, launched. The Adria had one funnel, two masts, single screw and a speed of 13 knots. There was passenger accommodation for 20-1st and 1,100-3rd class. Atlantic Journey ID 2036
 1896  Aug. 19, maiden voyage Hamburg-Boston-Philadelphia-BaltimoreAtlantic Journey ID 2037
 1898  Southampton     Philadelphia  Oct. 02 American Line, chartered by Red Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1898  Southampton     Philadelphia  Nov. 09 American Line, chartered by Red Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1898  Dec. 8, chartered to Red Star Line, Antwerp-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2038
 1903  Kristiansand to New York   
 1904  Kristiansand - New York   
 1904  May 14 Scandia Line; arrived in Kristiania from New York with 1.147 passengers of whom 586 for NorwayAtlantic Journey ID 4905
 1905  Became the Russian Navy ship "Navara"Atlantic Journey ID 2039
 1906  Became the "Khazan", Russian Volunteer FleetAtlantic Journey ID 2040
 1906  Wrecked near ColomboAtlantic Journey ID 2041
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

In 1903 and 1904 the Adria was in service on the Hamburg America Line's, "Scandia Line". The Scandia Line took passengers from Christiansand for New York. She was also serving on the Stettin - Helsingborg - Gothenberg - New York route. She made four voyages on this service, and started her last sailing for Hamburg America Line when she left Hamburg on 22nd Nov.1904 for Boston and Baltimore.


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