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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,558 gross 1880 at Belfast by Harland & Wolff Anchor Line 410.3ft x 39ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1880  Nov. 4, launched for British Shipowners Co.Atlantic Journey ID 6673
 1881  Jan. 31, maiden voyage Liverpool - Philadelphia as charter for the American LineAtlantic Journey ID 6674
 1883  Chartered to Inman LineAtlantic Journey ID 6675
 1883  Chartered to Shaw, Savill & Albion LineAtlantic Journey ID 6676
 1885  Chartered from British Shipowners Co.Atlantic Journey ID 4502
 1885  Chartered to Anchor LineAtlantic Journey ID 6677
 1886  London     Halifax  June 30 Transatlantc ID
 1886  London     Halifax  Aug. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1886  London     Halifax  Sept. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1886  London     Halifax  Oct. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1886  London     Halifax  Nov. 12 BostonTransatlantc ID
 1887  London  Feb. 03  Halifax  Feb. 14 Londonderry - PortlandTransatlantc ID
 1887  London     Halifax  Apr. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Chartered to Furness LineAtlantic Journey ID 6678
 1889  London  Jan. 01  Halifax  Jan. 12 Estimated date of arrivalTransatlantc ID
 1896  Fitted with triple expansion enginesAtlantic Journey ID 6679
 1898  Sold, renamed McPhersonAtlantic Journey ID 6680
 1905  Sold, renamed BrooklynAtlantic Journey ID 6681
 1906  Sold, renamed S. V. LuckenbachAtlantic Journey ID 6682
 1915  Sold, renamed OnegaAtlantic Journey ID 6683
 1918  Aug. 30, torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel by a German submarineAtlantic Journey ID 6684
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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