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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
5,463 gross 1896 at Flensburg by Flensburger Schiffbau Hamburg America Line 404ft x 50ft 
 1896 June 4, launched as the "Bhandara" for Hamburg-CalcuttaAtlantic Journey ID 2097
 1897 Purchased by HAPAG, renamed "Ambria"Atlantic Journey ID 2098
 1897 July 3, first voyage Stettin-New York for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2099
 1915 Seized by Italy at SyracuseAtlantic Journey ID 2100
 1916 Renamed "Pietro Maroncelli"Atlantic Journey ID 2101
 1918 May 39, torpedoed and sunk by submarine near Alghero, SardiniaAtlantic Journey ID 2102
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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