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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,393 gross 1863 at Glasgow by Tod & McGregor Anchor Line 261.5ft x 33.1ft x 21.6ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1863  Oct. 29, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 4282
 1863  Dec. 11, maiden voyage Glasgow - Portland - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4283
 1870  Glasgow  June 22  New York  July 06 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Rebuilt: dimensions: 310.6ft x 33.3ft x 28.5ft, fitted with compound engines 424 HP, accommodation: 60 saloon and 550 steerage, new tonnage 2,151 grossAtlantic Journey ID 4284
 1873  Glasgow     New York  Aug. 19 Agent Henderson Brothers, ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1885  Glasgow  Apr. 18  Halifax  Apr. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1897  Scrapped in ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 4285
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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