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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,154 gross 1841 at Greenock by Robert Steele & Co. Cunard Line 207ft x 34.2ft 22.4ft 
 1840 LaunchedAtlantic Journey ID 1416
 1841 Jan. 5, maiden voyage Liverpool - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1417
 1842 Liverpool - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1419
 1843 Liverpool - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1418
 1843 July 2, wrecked near Cape Sable off Halifax on way Halifax - Boston, all 85 passengers and crew savedAtlantic Journey ID 1420
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

Columbia, Cunard Line steamship wrecked near Cape Sable 1843
Columbia, Cunard Line steamship wrecked near Cape Sable 1843
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