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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,707 gross 1870 at Belfast by Harland & Wolff Inman Line 420ft x 40.9ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1871  Mar. 8, launched as the "Pacific"Atlantic Journey ID 6632
 1871  Sept. 14, maiden voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New York as the Baltic for White Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 6633
 1873  January, gained the Blue Ribbon after setting a new record New York - QueenstownAtlantic Journey ID 6634
 1883  Chartered from White Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 3111
 1885  Liverpool     New York  Mar. 20 S/S Baltic chartered from White Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  Apr. 14  New York  Apr. 24 Baltic chartered from White Star Line - Also reported arrive 1885-04-25Transatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  May 19  New York  May 29 Baltic chartered from White Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  June 23  New York  July 03 Baltic chartered from White Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1885  Liverpool  July 28  New York  Aug. 07 Steamship Baltic chartered from White Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool  May 26  New York  June 03 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 12 Baltic chartered from White Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 16 Baltic chartered from White Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1886  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 15 Baltic chartered from White Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool  Mar. 30  New York  Apr. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Nov. 3, first voyage Rotterdam - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 6636
 1888  Sold to Holland America Line, renamed VeendamAtlantic Journey ID 6635
 1890  Triple-expansion engines fittedAtlantic Journey ID 6637
 1898  Feb. 7, foundered in the North Atlantic after collision with wreck, no lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 6638
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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