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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,811 gross 1890 at Hamburg by Blohm & Voss Hamburg America Line 330.2ft x 41ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1890  Aug. 28, launched for the Hansa Line as the "Baumwall"Atlantic Journey ID 2229
 1892  Purchased by HAPAG in March, name remained "Baumwall"Atlantic Journey ID 2230
 1892  May 30, first voyage for HAPAG Hamburg-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 2231
 1893  Hamburg     Halifax  Mar. 26 Antwerp, BelgiumTransatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg  May 06  Montreal  May 23 Antwerp - Montreal. Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg     Montreal  July 17 Transatlantc ID
 1893       Montreal  Sept. 04 Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg     Montreal  Oct. 26 Captain Schuldt of the Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1894  Christiania April 24 to Quebec May 9   
 1894       Quebec  May 08 Scandia Line. Also reported arrive 1894-05-09Transatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     Montreal  July 04 Captain Schuldt, arrived in Montreal in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     Montreal  Aug. 30 Hansa Line, arrived at 12:00 noonTransatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     Montreal  Oct. 19 Captain SchuldtTransatlantc ID
 1895  Renamed ChristianiaAtlantic Journey ID 2232
 1910  Sold to German ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2233
 1913  Sunk in collision off Borkum Island, GermanyAtlantic Journey ID 2234
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

In 1894 she departed from Hamburg, Germany on April 21st, calling at Gothenburg on April 23rd, and then Christiania on April 24th, leaving for Quebec where she arrived on May 9th. She departed from Christiania Apr. 24 and arrived at Quebec May 9.


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