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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,870 gross 1865 at Stockton by Pearse & Lockwood National Line 342.9ft x 42.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1865  Sept. 7, launched as the Chilian for West India & Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 4752
 1866  Became the Denmark for National LineAtlantic Journey ID 4753
 1866  May 9, departed Liverpool for Queenstown and New York, but lost propeller and returned to LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 4754
 1870  Copenhagen  Apr. 24  New York  May 08 Arrival date is not reported and estimated some 15 days at sea - Captain Forbes, 1747 passengers from Northern Europe, 85 from Norway.Transatlantc ID
 1871  Captain Forbes  from Christiansand May 1 to New York May 17   
 1871  Christiansand  May 01  New York  May 17 Captain Forbes. 75 emigrants embarked in Chistiansand, earlier another 993 had embarked in Copenhagen of whom 350 Swedes, rest DanesTransatlantc ID
 1874  New tonnage: 3,723 grossAtlantic Journey ID 4755
 1880  Fitted with compound engines by J. Jones & Sons, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 4756
 1895  ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 4757
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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