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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
11,419 gross 1907 at Glasgow by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. Canadian Pacific Line 500.3ft x 61.2ft 
 1907 Apr. 29, launched as the Corsican for Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 5242
 1907 Oct. 31, maiden voyage Liverpool - St.John NBAtlantic Journey ID 5250
 1908 Chartered by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5251
 1909 Chartered by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5252
 1910 Chartered by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5253
 1911 Chartered by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5254
 1912 Chartered by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5255
 1912 Aug. 12, collided with an iceberg near Belle Isle, slight damageAtlantic Journey ID 5243
 1913 Chartered by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5256
 1914 January, commenced her last Liverpool - St John NB voyage for Canadian Pacific.Atlantic Journey ID 5244
 1914 Apr. 4, began sailing between Glasgow, Quebec and MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5245
 1914 August, began trooping voyages between Southampton and Havre. In September 1914 she was transferred to trooping to Alexandria and Bombay and various trooping dutiesAtlantic Journey ID 5257
 1915 Troop shipAtlantic Journey ID 5258
 1916 Troop shipAtlantic Journey ID 5259
 1917 Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5260
 1918 Aug. 24, commenced first voyage London to Quebec and Montreal Atlantic Journey ID 5246
 1919 Jan. 30, resumed the Liverpool - St John NB service and subsequently the Glasgow, London, Liverpool or Antwerp to Canada runAtlantic Journey ID 5247
 1922 November, Renamed Marvale, accommodation altered to Cabin and 3rd class onlyAtlantic Journey ID 5248
 1923 May 21, wrecked near Cape RaceAtlantic Journey ID 5249
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
Corsican, Canadian Pacific Line steamship
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