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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,069 gross 1861 at Hull, England by M. Samuelson & Co. Wilson Line, Hull, England 245.2ft x 29ft x 16.9ft 
 1861 Launched as the Albion by Martin Samuelson of HullAtlantic Journey ID 3976
 1861 June 24, sold to J. W. Day, DurhamAtlantic Journey ID 3974
 1861 Purchased by Thos. Wilson, Sons & CoAtlantic Journey ID 3975
 1880 Fitted with a new iron deck, and new boiler, re-engined - compoundedAtlantic Journey ID 3977
 1880 Christiania - Hull   
 1880 June 12, renamed AlbanoAtlantic Journey ID 3978
 1881 Christiania - Christiansand - London   
 1882 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1885 March. 6, Capt. Soulsby from Christiania to Hull with passengers and cargo of wood pulp, butter, fresh herring, paper, ropes, shoddy, clothes, shoes and gameAtlantic Journey ID 4952
 1885 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1886 Christiania - Christiansand - London   
 1886 Bergen - Stavanger - Hull   
 1886 Trondheim - Kristiansund - Aalesund - Hull   
 1887 Lost rudder 500 miles west of Queenstown, rescued by S/S "Wells City". Damage repairsAtlantic Journey ID 3979
 1887 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1888 Christiania - Christiansand - London   
 1892 Trondheim - Christiansund - Aalesund - Hull   
 1893 June Capt. Williams from Kristiania to London with fresh food and general goodsAtlantic Journey ID 8430
 1894 Christiania - Christiansand - London   
 1896 Christiania - Christiansand - London   
 1896 Sold to Marine AssociationAtlantic Journey ID 3980
 1897 Wrecked near Kemi, Finland Sept. 26Atlantic Journey ID 3981
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

Details: 1,069 tons gross, 815 under deck and 691 net. Poop 136 feet long. Iron construction, single screw, 3 masts steam Schooner, 1 deck, 2 tiers of beams and 4 cemented bulkheads. Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 29 and 56 in. diameter respectively, stroke 26 inches, operating at 75 p.s.i. delivering 150 horsepower. The engine was built by Earle's Co. in Hull.


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