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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,642 gross 1865 at Glasgow by Tod & McGregor Inman Line 321ft x 39.6ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1865  Feb. 25, launched as the "Delaware" for Richardson, Spence & Co, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 3209
 1865  Purchased by the Inman Line, renamed City of New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3210
 1865  June 7, maiden voyage Liverpool-Queenstown-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3218
 1870  Liverpool  Feb. 14  Halifax  Feb. 22 Queenstown - Philadelphia - New YorkTransatlantc ID
 1870  Liverpool  Oct. 24  Halifax  Nov. 07 Queenstown - Philadelphia - New YorkTransatlantc ID
 1871  Rebuilt, lengthened to 375.2ft, new tonnage: 3,523 gross, accommodation: 150 cabin, 400 3rd-class (steerage)Atlantic Journey ID 3211
 1871  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 08 Agent Hr. D. Connelly, ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 14 Arrived in New York at 06:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  May 08 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  June 23 Arrived in New York at 05:00 afternoonTransatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  June 04 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  July 14 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 22 Also reported as the steamship City of BristolTransatlantc ID
 1876  Chartered by the American LineAtlantic Journey ID 3212
 1876  Liverpool  Oct. 25  Philadelphia  Nov. 06 American Line, steamship chartered from Inman LineTransatlantc ID
 1877  Re-engined with compound engines by NE Marine Co LtdAtlantic Journey ID 3213
 1878  Chartered by the Guion LineAtlantic Journey ID 3214
 1878  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 29 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool  Aug. 07  New York  Aug. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 28 Queenstown 1879-11-19, 350 passengersTransatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     New York  May 21 Extra ship, arrived at 11:00 before noonTransatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Nov. 24  New York  Nov. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Nov. 24  New York  Dec. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Re-engined with new compound engines by Blair & Co, StocktonAtlantic Journey ID 3215
 1884  Purchased by the Allan Line, renamed NorwegianAtlantic Journey ID 3216
 1884  June 12, first voyage for Allan Line Glasgow-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 3217
 1891  Glasgow - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3219
 1903  Broken up in HollandAtlantic Journey ID 3220
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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