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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
6,581 gross 1898 at Geestemünde by J. C. Tecklenborg Hamburg America Line 420.7ft x 54.4ft 
 1898 Apr. 6, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2168
 1898 Sept. 3, maiden voyage Hamburg-BaltimoreAtlantic Journey ID 2169
 1905 Became the "Sveaborg" of the Russian Volunteer FleetAtlantic Journey ID 2170
 1905 Transferred to the Russian NavyAtlantic Journey ID 2171
 1906 Renamed "Ekaterinoslav"Atlantic Journey ID 2172
 1918 Went to British ownershipAtlantic Journey ID 2173
 1920 Went to German ownershipAtlantic Journey ID 2174
 1928 Scrapped at KielAtlantic Journey ID 2175
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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