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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3098 gross 1872 at Glasgow by Caird & Co. Hamburg America Line 350ft x 39ft x 23ft 
 1872 Launched for Hamburg - West Indies serviceAtlantic Journey ID 12013
 1876 Feb. 17: collided with the Strathclyde in Dover Bay with the loss of 38 lives from the sinking Strathclyde Atlantic Journey ID 12014
 1878 Purchased by the French Line and renamed Olinde Rodrigues for the Havre - Bordeaux - Colon service. Made occasional voyages between Havre and New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 12015
 1913 Laid upAtlantic Journey ID 12016
 1915 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 12017
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, Hamburg America Line steamship
Franconia, Hamburg America Line steamship
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The Franconia as the Olinde Rodrigues, in service for C.G.T.
The Franconia as the Olinde Rodrigues, in service for C.G.T.
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