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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,026 gross 1855 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Dominion Line 280ft x 38.5ft 
 1855 May 5, launched as the Hammonia for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 1861
 1855 Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 1862
 1856 July 1, first voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1863
 1864 Feb. 6, last voyage Hamburg-Southampton-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1864
 1864 Purchased by Allan Line from HAPAG, renamed BelgianAtlantic Journey ID 1872
 1864 Apr. 21, first voyage Liverpool-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 1865
 1865 Liverpool - Londonderry - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 1873
 1866 Liverpool - Londonderry - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 1874
 1867 Liverpool - Londonderry - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 1875
 1868 Liverpool - Londonderry/Dublin - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 1876
 1872 Sold to the Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 1877
 1872 Sept. 3, first of 2 round voyages Liverpool-New OrleansAtlantic Journey ID 1866
 1873 Renamed MissouriAtlantic Journey ID 1867
 1873 Feb. 5, Liverpool-New OrleansAtlantic Journey ID 1868
 1873 Apr. 30, first of 2 round voyages Liverpool-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 1869
 1873 Sept. 17, sailed Liverpool-New OrleansAtlantic Journey ID 1870
 1873 Oct. 1, wrecked on BahamasAtlantic Journey ID 1871
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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