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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
8,142 gross 1908 at Kiel by Germania Werft Anchor Line 450.6ft x 55.1ft x 31ft 
 1908 May 3, launched as the "Ypiranga" for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 1001
 1919 Surrendered to BritainAtlantic Journey ID 1002
 1921 Taken over by the Anchor Line, renamed "Assyria"Atlantic Journey ID 1003
 1929 Sold to Cia Colonial de Navegacao, renamed "Colonial"Atlantic Journey ID 1004
 1950 Bisco, British Iron & Steel Corp., scrappedAtlantic Journey ID 1005
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

Assyria (3), Anchor Line steamship
Assyria (3), Anchor Line steamship
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