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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
10,178 gross 1899 at Hamburg by Blohm & Voss Hamburg America Line 501.3ft x 62.2ft 
 1899 March 11, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2221
 1899 May 30, maiden voyage Hamburg-BaltimoreAtlantic Journey ID 2222
 1906 Rebuilt to 11,464 tons grossAtlantic Journey ID 2223
 1913 Sold to Unione Austriaca, renamed "Polonia"Atlantic Journey ID 2224
 1913 Returned to HAPAG, name changed back to "Batavia"Atlantic Journey ID 2225
 1919 Surrendered to FranceAtlantic Journey ID 2226
 1920 Went to Messageries MaritimesAtlantic Journey ID 2227
 1924 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 2228
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, Hamburg America Line steamship
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