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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,553 gross 1870 at Dumbarton by William Denny & Co. Cunard Line 327.4ft x 39.3ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1870  May 10, maiden voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1295
 1870  Liverpool     New York  July 02 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  May 21  New York  June 02 Agent DHrr. Gunnestad & Co., ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  July 31  New York  Aug. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  May 12 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  June 14 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool     New York  July 18 Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1875  Liverpool     New York  May 02 Transatlantc ID
 1875  Liverpool     New York  June 05 Transatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  July 25  Boston  Aug. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  June 02  Boston  June 12 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  July 07  Boston  July 17 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Sept. 15  Boston  Sept. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Apr. 27  Boston  May 08 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  May 25  Boston  June 04 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     Boston  Nov. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Chartered for the Egyptian campaignAtlantic Journey ID 1296
 1882  Liverpool  Jan. 18  Boston  Jan. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  June 21  Boston  July 02 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Feb. 14  Boston  Feb. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  May 09  Boston  May 20 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  June 06  Boston  June 17 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  July 18  Boston  July 29 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Sept. 26  Boston  Oct. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Acquired by John Elder & Co in payment for the Etruria and UmbriaAtlantic Journey ID 1291
 1885  Fitted with triple-expansion engines by John Elder & CoAtlantic Journey ID 1292
 1887  Canadian PacificAtlantic Journey ID 1293
 1892  Renamed "Tacoma" for Northern PacificAtlantic Journey ID 1294
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
Batavia - Cunard Line steamship
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