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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
16,339 gross 1908 at Danzig by F. Schichau Hamburg America Line 582.3ft x 65.4ft 
 1908 July 24, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2366
 1909 May 27, maiden voyage Hamburg-Southampton-Cherbourg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2367
 1917 Seized by USA at Boston, became US Govt. ship "Covington"Atlantic Journey ID 2368
 1918 July 1, torpedoed and sunk by German sub. U-86 near French coastAtlantic Journey ID 2369
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
Cincinnati, Hamburg America Line steamship
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A selection of articles dedicated to help you in your genealogy search for your Norwegian ancestors. Transcripts and pictures of historic documents in connection with the ships and emigration. Also including articles about Pioneers & Norwegian Settlements Around the World
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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