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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,259 gross 1855 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Allan Line, Liverpool, England 280ft x 38.5ft 
 1855 May 5, launched as the Hammonia for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 83
 1855 Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 84
 1856 July 1, first voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 85
 1864 Feb. 6, last voyage Hamburg-Southampton-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 86
 1864 Purchased by Allan Line from HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 94
 1864 Apr. 21, first voyage Liverpool-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 87
 1865 Liverpool - Londonderry - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 95
 1865 Captain Brown  from Liverpool Aug. 8 to Quebec Aug. 20  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1865 Captain Brown  from Liverpool June 29 to Quebec July 7  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1865 Captain Brown  from Liverpool Nov. 2 to Quebec Nov. 14  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1866 Liverpool - Londonderry - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 96
 1866 Captain Brown  from Liverpool May 10 to Quebec May 23  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1867 Liverpool - Londonderry - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 97
 1868 Liverpool - Londonderry/Dublin - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 98
 1872 Sold to Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 99
 1872 Sept. 3, first of 2 round voyages Liverpool-New OrleansAtlantic Journey ID 88
 1873 Renamed MissouriAtlantic Journey ID 89
 1873 Feb. 5, Liverpool-New OrleansAtlantic Journey ID 90
 1873 Apr. 30, first of 2 round voyages Liverpool-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 91
 1873 Sept. 17, sailed Liverpool-New OrleansAtlantic Journey ID 92
 1873 Oct. 1, wrecked on BahamasAtlantic Journey ID 93
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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