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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,131 gross 1855 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Dominion Line 280ft x 38.5ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1855  Launched July 7th as the Borussia for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 1878
 1855  Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 1879
 1856  June 6, first voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1880
 1870  Apr. 30, last voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1881
 1871  Compound engines by C. A. Day & Co, SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 1882
 1871  Hamburg-West Indies onwardsAtlantic Journey ID 1883
 1876  Transferred to Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 1884
 1876  Sept. 9, first voyage Liverpool-New OrleansAtlantic Journey ID 1885
 1878  Liverpool  July 13  Quebec  July 25 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Dec. 12, abandoned at seaAtlantic Journey ID 1886
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
Picture of the S/S Borussia when in service for HAPAG
Picture of the S/S Borussia when in service for HAPAG
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