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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,109 gross 1851 at Glasgow by Tod & McGregor Inman Line 265.3ft x 37.5ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1851  June 14, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 3195
 1851  July 26, maiden voyage Liverpool - PhiladelphiaAtlantic Journey ID 3198
 1854  Chartered for Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 3199
 1857  Transport during Indian MutinyAtlantic Journey ID 3200
 1862  New boilersAtlantic Journey ID 3196
 1871  Liverpool  Jan. 30  Halifax  Jan. 30 QueenstownTransatlantc ID
 1871  Sold, engines removedAtlantic Journey ID 3201
 1876  WreckedAtlantic Journey ID 3197
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
S/S City of Manchester, Inman Line
S/S City of Manchester

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