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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,119 gross 1881 at Walker-on-Tyne by C. Mitchell & Co. Hamburg America Line 297.9ft x 37.1ft 
 1881 April 16, launched for the Carr LineAtlantic Journey ID 2203
 1881 June 9, maiden voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2204
 1888 Purchased by HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2205
 1888 July 3, first voyage Hamburg-New York for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2206
 1902 Stranded in R Scheldt near Antwerp, broke in twoAtlantic Journey ID 2207
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
Australia - Hamburg America Line steamship
Australia - Hamburg America Line steamship
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