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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
10,237 gross 1898 at Hamburg by Blohm & Voss Hamburg America Line 500ft x 62ft 
 1898 Feb. 5, launched as the "Bulgaria for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2316
 1898 Apr. 10, maiden voyage Hamburg-Halifax-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2317
 1899 Feb. 2, Rudder broken in Atlantic, arrived at the Azores 3 weeks laterAtlantic Journey ID 2318
 1906 New tonnage: 11,494 grossAtlantic Journey ID 2319
 1913 Sold to Unione Austriaca, renamed "Canada"Atlantic Journey ID 2320
 1913 Returned to HAPAG, name changed back to "Bulgaria"Atlantic Journey ID 2321
 1917 Seized at Baltimore, became US Govt. ship "Hercules"Atlantic Journey ID 2322
 1919 Renamed "Philippines", U.S.S.BAtlantic Journey ID 2323
 1924 Scrapped at new YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2324
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
Bulgaria, Hamburg America Line steamship
Bulgaria, Hamburg America Line steamship
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