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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,630 gross 1892 at Belfast by Harland & Wolff Hamburg America Line 397.6ft x 47.6ft 
 1892 Dec. 7, launched as the "Orellana" for P.S.N. Co.Atlantic Journey ID 2079
 1905 Purchased by HAPAG, renamed "Allemannia"Atlantic Journey ID 2080
 1906 Sailed for Russian America Line, renamed "Kowno"Atlantic Journey ID 2081
 1906 Sold to U.S. owners, renamed "Owasco"Atlantic Journey ID 2082
 1907 Returned to HAPAG, name changed back to "Allemannia"Atlantic Journey ID 2083
 1917 Torpedoed by German submarine near AlicanteAtlantic Journey ID 2084
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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