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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,308 gross 1865 at Jarrow-on-Tyne by Palmer‘s Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd. National Line 375.5ft x 42.4ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1865  June 24, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 4747
 1866  Feb. 7, left Liverpool on her maiden voyage for Queenstown [Cobh] and New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4748
 1867  Used as a transport ship in the Abyssian campaignAtlantic Journey ID 4749
 1872  Liverpool     New York  May 18 Subm. by Tor Ålbu. Sailed from Liverpool April 29 or 30 in the morning. Arrived in Castle Garden, New York after crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 18 daysTransatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  July 10 Agent Hr. O. Svenson, ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1873  Refitted: lengthened to 437.9ft, fitted with compound engines by G. Forrester & Co., new tonnage: 4,898 grossAtlantic Journey ID 4750
 1878  Liverpool     New York  July 21 Transatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool     New York  Dec. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 28 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool     New York  June 01 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool     New York  July 05 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool     New York  Dec. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     New York  Mar. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     New York  May 23 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  June 15  New York  June 27 Arrived in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  July 27  New York  Aug. 07 Arrived in the afternoon - Passengers from agent T. C. Kloed, ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Sept. 07  New York  Sept. 18 Agent T. C. Kloed, ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Oct. 19  New York  Oct. 31 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Dec. 14  New York  Dec. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool     New York  May 02 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool     New York  June 06 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  July 05  New York  July 17 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  Aug. 09  New York  Aug. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  Oct. 18  New York  Nov. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  Dec. 13  New York  Dec. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Mar. 21  New York  Apr. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Apr. 25  New York  May 06 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  May 30  New York  June 11 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  July 11  New York  July 16 Arrived in the evening - Also reported arrive 1883-07-17Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Aug. 29  New York  Sept. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool     New York  May 04 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool     New York  June 15 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1896  Scrapped in ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 4751
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 England, National Line
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As can be seen from the picture this ship had a clipper stem, one funnel, and three masts rigged for sail. She had a single screw and a speed of 10 knots. There was accommodation for 80 first class passengers and 800 steerage passengers.


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