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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,629 gross 1866 at Waterford by Malcolmson & Co. Allan Line, Liverpool, England 316.3ft x 36.3ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1866  July 10, launched as the William Penn for London & New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 379
 1869  Acquired by Allan Line, renamed EuropeanAtlantic Journey ID 380
 1870  Liverpool - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 381
 1870  Liverpool  Apr. 19  Quebec  May 05 Montreal Ocean Steam Ship CompanyTransatlantc ID
 1870  Liverpool  July 09  Quebec  July 25 Transatlantc ID
 1870  Liverpool  Aug. 27  Quebec  Sept. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 382
 1871  Liverpool  Apr. 13  Quebec  Apr. 25 Londonderry. Also reported arriveal 1871-04-27Transatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool  June 06  Quebec  June 20 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Sold to Hughes LineAtlantic Journey ID 383
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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