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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
5,524 gross 1881 at Glasgow by John Elder & Co. Anchor Line 456ft x 48.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1881  Dec. 21, launched for OrientAtlantic Journey ID 4498
 1882  Nov. 11, capsized in Sydney harbor, 4 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 4499
 1883  Refloated, repairs, refittedAtlantic Journey ID 4500
 1884  Engaged as a consort on the Anchor Line route between Liverpool and New York, still on account of the Orient LineAtlantic Journey ID 9585
 1884  Liverpool  May 17  New York  May 25 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  June 14  New York  June 22 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool  Sept. 06  New York  Sept. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Scrapped in GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 4501
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
Austral, Orient Line steamship
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