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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
5,442 gross 1896 at Belfast by Harland & Wolff Hamburg America Line 400ft x 49ft 
 1896 Oct. 8, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2153
 1897 May 16, stranded near Cape Ray, NewfoundlandAtlantic Journey ID 2154
 1897 May 30, arrived Quebec for temporary repairsAtlantic Journey ID 2155
 1897 Reconditioned at Harland & Wolff, BelfastAtlantic Journey ID 2156
 1917 Seized by USA at Newport News, became US Govt. shipAtlantic Journey ID 2157
 1926 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 2158
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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A selection of articles dedicated to help you in your genealogy search for your Norwegian ancestors. Transcripts and pictures of historic documents in connection with the ships and emigration. Also including articles about Pioneers & Norwegian Settlements Around the World
Articles about selected ships ships and special events in their history. Descriptions of some of the great maritime disasters involving emigrant ships, like the wrecking of the steamer Atlantic of the White Star Line, sinking of the ocean liner Empress of Ireland and the Thingvalla line steamer Norge disaster. Check this section if you have an interest in shipwrecks.
This section contains articles describing the transatlantic voyage, the condition of the steerage accommodations and the experience of an ocean travel on an emigrant ship. You will find in-depth studies concerning the emigration process, statistics and facts, and information about the immigration processing centers line Castle Garden and Ellis Island.
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