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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,440 gross 1852 at Dumbarton by William Denny & Co. Cunard Line 236.6ft x 33.2ft 
 1852 Aug. 18, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1205
 1852 Dec. 8, maiden voyage Liverpool-New York, put backAtlantic Journey ID 1207
 1852 Dec. 26, resumedAtlantic Journey ID 1206
 1853 New York-Charges routeAtlantic Journey ID 1208
 1854 Chartered by British Gov. - Crimean War hospital shipAtlantic Journey ID 1209
 1859 Sold to Spanish Govt.Atlantic Journey ID 1210
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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