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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,560 gross 1863 at Glasgow by Tod & McGregor Inman Line 336ft x 40.5ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1863  July 8, maiden voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3192
 1869  Rebuilt and modernized, length 374ft, 2,765 tons gross, new single-expansion enginesAtlantic Journey ID 3193
 1871  Liverpool     New York  May 29 Transatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 14 Agent Hr. D. Connelly, ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  July 07 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Sold to William Ross & Co, Thistle Line (London - New York service) new compounded engines by J. Jack & Co, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 3194
 1881  November, Disappeared on way London - New York, 41 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 3191
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

City of London, Inman Line steamship
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City of London, Inman Line steamship - cabin plan
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