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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,037 gross 1867 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Hamburg America Line 339.9ft x 40ft 
 1867 Launched Jan. 21Atlantic Journey ID 2363
 1867 Apr. 13, departed Hamburg on her maiden voyage (Capt. Wautman), called at Southampton Apr. 17Atlantic Journey ID 2364
 1867 Apr. 27: Arrived New York with merchandise and 684 passengersAtlantic Journey ID 9324
 1867 Dec. 12: departed Southampton after having been detained some time at by necessity for replacing her lost screwAtlantic Journey ID 9322
 1867 Dec. 24: arrived New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 9323
 1869 Aug. 14, carried passengers from the wrecked S/S Germania eastboundAtlantic Journey ID 4832
 1883 Jan. 19, sunk in collision with the S/S "Sultan" near Borkum Island, 389 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 2365
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
Cimbria - Hamburg America Line steamship
Cimbria - Hamburg America Line steamship
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