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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,345 gross 1881 at Stockton by M. Pearse & Co. Hamburg America Line  
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1881  May 7; Launched. Hamburg-Australia service until 1886Atlantic Journey ID 2093
 1886  Operated by Union LineAtlantic Journey ID 2094
 1887  Hamburg  Sept. 08  New York  Sept. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Hamburg  Nov. 02  New York  Nov. 23 Subm. by DS, ColoradoTransatlantc ID
 1889       New York  June 01 Transatlantc ID
 1893       New York  Sept. 08 Scandia LineTransatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     New York  Oct. 19 Captain KraeftTransatlantc ID
 1895  Hamburg     New York  Jan. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1911  Sold to Swedish owners and renamed "Ada"Atlantic Journey ID 2095
 1917  Torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U.61Atlantic Journey ID 2096
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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