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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
5,446 gross 1897 at Flensburg by Flensburger Schiffbau Hamburg America Line 404ft x 50ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1897  Jan 28, launched as the "Burmah", for Hamburg-CalcuttaAtlantic Journey ID 2145
 1897  Purchased by HAPAG, renamed "Aragonia"Atlantic Journey ID 2146
 1897  Apr. 13, maiden voyage Stettin-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2147
 1898  Southampton     Philadelphia  Sept. 19 American Line, chartered by Red Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1898  Southampton     Philadelphia  Oct. 20 American Line, chartered by Red Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1898  Chartered to the Red Star Line (Antwerp)Atlantic Journey ID 2148
 1919  Surrendered to BelgiumAtlantic Journey ID 2149
 1920  BritishAtlantic Journey ID 2150
 1921  FrenchAtlantic Journey ID 2151
 1923  ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 2152
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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