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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 3984
 1861 June 24, sold to J. W. Day, DurhamAtlantic Journey ID 3982
 1861 Purchased by Thos. Wilson, Sons & CoAtlantic Journey ID 3983
 1866 Christiania to Hull   
 1867 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1869 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1870 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1871 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1872 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1872 Christiania - Christiansand - London   
 1873 Christiania - Christiansand - London   
 1874 Christiania - Christiansand - London   
 1875 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1876 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1877 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1878 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull - London   
 1879 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1880 Fitted with a new iron deck, and new boiler, re-enginedAtlantic Journey ID 3985
 1880 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull   
 1880 June 12, renamed AlbanoAtlantic Journey ID 3986
 1887 Lost rudder 500 miles west of Queenstown, rescued by S/S "Wells City". Damage repairsAtlantic Journey ID 3987
 1896 Sold to Marine AssociationAtlantic Journey ID 3988
 1897 Wrecked near Kemi, FinlandAtlantic Journey ID 3989
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


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