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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
5,751 gross 1899 at Hamburg by Reiherstieg Schiffswerfte & Maschinenfab Hamburg America Line 431.2ft x 54.5ft 
 1899 June 4, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2178
 1899 Aug. 21, maiden voyage Hamburg-PhiladelphiaAtlantic Journey ID 2179
 1902 New owners, Kosmos, renamed "Uarda"Atlantic Journey ID 2180
 1917 Seized by Peru at Mollendo, renamed "Salaverry", French managementAtlantic Journey ID 2181
 1924 Greek ownership, "Chloe"Atlantic Journey ID 2182
 1932 Foundered near UshantAtlantic Journey ID 2183
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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