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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
16,960 gross 1908 at Hamburg by Blohm & Voss Hamburg America Line 588.9ft x 65.3ft 
 1908 Sept. 26, launched as the "Cleveland" for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2370
 1909 Mar. 29, maiden voyage Hamburg-Southampton-Cherbourg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2371
 1917 Sold to Sweden, sale not recognized by Allies after ArmisticeAtlantic Journey ID 2372
 1919 Surrendered to USA, became US transport "Mobile"Atlantic Journey ID 2373
 1920 Chartered by the White Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 2374
 1920 Renamed "King Alexander", ByronAtlantic Journey ID 2375
 1923 Renamed "Cleveland", United AmericanAtlantic Journey ID 2376
 1923 Rebuilt, converted to oil fuel, new tonnage: 15,746 gross, accommodation: 600 cabin and 1,000 steerageAtlantic Journey ID 2377
 1926 Returned to HAPAG, new tonnage: 16,971 grossAtlantic Journey ID 2378
 1927 Tourist class addedAtlantic Journey ID 2379
 1929 Bauer Wach LP turbines fittedAtlantic Journey ID 2380
 1933 Scrapped at HamburgAtlantic Journey ID 2381
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

Cleveland, Hamburg America Line steamship
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