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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,896 gross 1868 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen, Germany 332ft x 40ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1868  Oct. 17, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 5104
 1869  Jan. 16, maiden voyage Bremen - Southampton - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 5105
 1877  Compounded engines fitted by Caird & Co.Atlantic Journey ID 5106
 1879  Bremen  Aug. 31  New York  Sept. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Bremen  Oct. 12  New York  Oct. 25 Arrived at 04:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1879  Bremen  Nov. 23  New York  Dec. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Bremen     New York  Apr. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Bremen     New York  May 21 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Bremen  June 20  New York  July 01 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Bremen     New York  Sept. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Bremen  Oct. 24  New York  Nov. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Bremen  May 15  New York  May 28 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Bremen  July 03  New York  July 16 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Bremen  Aug. 14  New York  Aug. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Bremen  Sept. 18  New York  Sept. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Bremen  Oct. 30  New York  Nov. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Bremen  Dec. 11  New York  Dec. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Bremen  Mar. 01  New York  Mar. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Bremen  Apr. 02  New York  Apr. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Bremen  May 07  New York  May 20 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Bremen  June 25  New York  July 08 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Bremen     New York  Aug. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Bremen  Sept. 03  New York  Sept. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Bremen  Dec. 24  New York  Jan. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Bremen     New York  Apr. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Bremen     New York  May 12 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Bremen     New York  June 23 Arrived New York at 05:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1883  Bremen     New York  July 29 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Bremen     New York  Nov. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Sailed into Baltimore, Maryland harbor, with immigrants, on March 14, 1887. Subm. by Ted WojcikAtlantic Journey ID 8358
 1887  Bremen     Baltimore  Apr. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Bremen     Baltimore  May 24 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Bremen     Baltimore  July 04 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Apr. 12, arrived to New York under tow by the Geiser of the Thingvalla Line, after loosing her screwAtlantic Journey ID 5103
 1888  Bremen     Baltimore  June 12 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Bremen     Baltimore  July 25 ?? Ship (see 1888-08-01)Transatlantc ID
 1888  Bremen     Baltimore  Aug. 01 ?? Ship (see 1888-07-25)Transatlantc ID
 1888  Bremen     Baltimore  Sept. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Bremen     Baltimore  Oct. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1888         Dec. 23 Arrived in Buenos AyresTransatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     Baltimore  July 24 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Sold to German subjectsAtlantic Journey ID 5107
 1895  Destroyed by fire in the North AtlanticAtlantic Journey ID 5108
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
S/S Donau, deck scene, NDL
S/S Donau, deck scene, NDL
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