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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,410 gross 1881 at Glasgow by A. & J. Inglis Hamburg America Line 350.5ft x 40.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1881  Aug. 25, launched as "Bengore Head"Atlantic Journey ID 2277
 1881  Sept. 30, Became the "Bohemia", HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2278
 1881  Oct. 30, maiden voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2279
 1885       New York  July 21 837 passengersTransatlantc ID
 1886       New York  Nov. 28 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Hamburg     New York  Feb. 02 Arrived at 01:00 morning after 8 days crossing from HamburgTransatlantc ID
 1888       New York  Apr. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1889       New York  May 08 Arrived at 18:00 afternoonTransatlantc ID
 1890  Hamburg     New York  Apr. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Liverpool  Apr. 22  New York  May 04 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Hamburg     New York  Oct. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Hamburg  May 25  New York  June 10 Captain Schrøder. 907 adults, 166 children and 49 babiesTransatlantc ID
 1893  Christiansand - New York   
 1893  Christiansand  Mar. 25  New York  Apr. 12 Scandia LineTransatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     New York  June 27 Captain Schrøder, arrived in New York at 09:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1894       New York  Aug. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Stettin     New York  Apr. 15 Subm by Elaine Hackbarth KraftTransatlantc ID
 1898  Sold to Sloman Line, renamed "Pompeji"Atlantic Journey ID 2280
 1900  Sold to Italian owners, renamed "Pompei"Atlantic Journey ID 2281
 1905  Scrapped at SpeziaAtlantic Journey ID 2282
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

The "Bohemia" was constructed with a straight stem, one funnel, and two masts (rigged for sail). She was an iron construction, with a single screw and a service speed of 12 knots. There was a accommodation for 100-1st and 1,200-3rd class passengers. On 16th March 1892 she started a single round voyage from Hamburg to New York and Baltimore and on 17th May 1893 commenced sailings from Stettin to Helsingborg, Gothenburg, Christiansand, and New York. Her last Hamburg - New York crossing commenced on 2nd April 1897 and on 11th June 1897 she started Hamburg - Philadelphia - Baltimore voyages.


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