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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
773 gross 1849 at Dumbarton by William Denny & Co. Cunard Line 195ft x 29ft 
 1849 June 8, launched for Brownlow & Pearson, HullAtlantic Journey ID 1321
 1850 Apr. 4, chartered by Sloman LineAtlantic Journey ID 1322
 1852 Acquired by Cunard LineAtlantic Journey ID 1323
 1852 July 17, first voyage for Cunard, Liverpool - ConstantinopleAtlantic Journey ID 1324
 1854 Crimean war transportAtlantic Journey ID 1325
 1862 Apr. 20, Liverpool - Halifax - New York to replace the wrecked "Karnak"Atlantic Journey ID 1326
 1878 Liverpool - HavreAtlantic Journey ID 1328
 1878 Re-engined with compound engines by J. Jack Rollo & Co, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 1327
 1898 Sold for breaking upAtlantic Journey ID 1329
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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