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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,811 gross 1890 at Hamburg by Blohm & Voss Hamburg America Line 330.2ft x 41ft 
 1890 Aug. 28, launched for the Hansa Line as the "Baumwall"Atlantic Journey ID 2357
 1892 Purchased by HAPAG in March, name remained BaumwallAtlantic Journey ID 2358
 1892 May 30, first voyage for HAPAG Hamburg-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 2359
 1895 Renamed "Christiania"Atlantic Journey ID 2360
 1910 Sold to German ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2361
 1913 Sunk in collision off Borkum Island, GermanyAtlantic Journey ID 2362
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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