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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,831 gross 1848 at Greenock by Robert Steele & Co. Cunard Line 251ft x 38ft 
 1848 June 2, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1354
 1848 Nov. 25, maiden voyage Liverpool - Halifax - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1359
 1850 Oct. 27, stranded near Halifax, no damagesAtlantic Journey ID 1355
 1854 Apr. 18, collided with and sunk the brig "Belle", 2 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 1356
 1854 Nov. 25, collided with the S/S "Ocean" near Boston, 3 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 1357
 1859 Liverpool - Queenstown - Halifax - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1360
 1867 Sold to Portugal; became sailing ship "Mississippi"Atlantic Journey ID 1361
 1883 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 1358
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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Articles about selected ships ships and special events in their history. Descriptions of some of the great maritime disasters involving emigrant ships, like the wrecking of the steamer Atlantic of the White Star Line, sinking of the ocean liner Empress of Ireland and the Thingvalla line steamer Norge disaster. Check this section if you have an interest in shipwrecks.
This section contains articles describing the transatlantic voyage, the condition of the steerage accommodations and the experience of an ocean travel on an emigrant ship. You will find in-depth studies concerning the emigration process, statistics and facts, and information about the immigration processing centers line Castle Garden and Ellis Island.
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