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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
20,175 gross 1922 at Glasgow by John Brown & Co. Ltd. Cunard Line 601.3ft x 73.7ft 
 1922 Oct. 22, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1514
 1923 June 23, maiden voyage Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1517
 1924 Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1518
 1925 Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1519
 1936 Aug. 29: departed New York for a cruise to San Juan, Kingston, Port-au-Prince and HavanaAtlantic Journey ID 10891
 1939 TroopshipAtlantic Journey ID 1515
 1956 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 1516
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
Franconia (2), Cunard Line steamship
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