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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,422 gross 1844 at Greenock by Robert Steele & Co. Cunard Line 219ft x 35.9ft 24.2ft 
 1844 Aug. 1, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1341
 1845 Jan. 4, maiden voyage Liverpool - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1344
 1853 Mizzen mast removedAtlantic Journey ID 1342
 1854 Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 1345
 1856 Chartered by European & Australian Line for Marseilles - Malta serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1343
 1860 Sold to ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 1346
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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