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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
10,155 gross 1899 at Hamburg by Blohm & Voss Hamburg America Line 501.3ft x 62.2ft 
 1899 May 10, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2249
 1899 Aug. 16, maiden voyage Hamburg-BaltimoreAtlantic Journey ID 2250
 1900 Rebuilt to 10,982 tons grossAtlantic Journey ID 2251
 1905 Became the Russian Navy ship "Riga"Atlantic Journey ID 2252
 1920 Renamed "Transbalt"Atlantic Journey ID 2253
 1945 Torpedoed and sunk by USS "Spadefish" in La Perouse StraitAtlantic Journey ID 2254
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

Belgravia (1), Hamburg America Line steamship
Belgravia (1), Hamburg America Line steamship
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