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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
5,158 gross 1890 at Dundee by Gourlay & Co. National Line 435ft x 46.3ft 
 1890 Nov. 26, launched as cargo steamerAtlantic Journey ID 4772
 1891 6 voyages London/Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3424
 1891 Feb. 12, maiden voyage London - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4773
 1892 7 voyages London-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3425
 1907 Sold to ATL, renamed "Memphis"Atlantic Journey ID 3422
 1908 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 3423
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
America (2) - National Line steamship
America (2) - National Line steamship
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