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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,403 gross 1873 at Middlesbrough, England by Backhouse & Dixon The Norwegian American Steamship Company  250ft x 32.2ft x 17.5ft (24.4ft) 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1873  Feb. 15, launched for Peter Jebsen & Co. Master: A. Muller. - Iron construction, straight stem, 1 funnel, 2 masts, single screw, speed of 10 knots; 4 bulkheads, 2 decks & spar deck. Engines by North Eastern Marine Co, (150 HP)Atlantic Journey ID 4796
 1873  Christiania - Christiansand - Bergen - New York  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1873  Christiania  Apr. 24  New York  May 15 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Christiania  July 06  New York  July 25 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Aug. 5: (Capt. Muller) cleared to depart from New York for LondonAtlantic Journey ID 9249
 1873  Christiania  Sept. 11  New York  Oct. 01 Date of arrival not found. Date is estimated 20 days journey from Christiania (arrived in New York 16 days from Bergen)Transatlantc ID
 1874  Christiania  Apr. 09  New York  Apr. 29 Captain Kuhnle. 15 days journey from BergenTransatlantc ID
 1874  Christiania - Bergen - New York   
 1874  Christiania  June 18  New York  July 08 Captain O. Berg. 15 days journey from BergenTransatlantc ID
 1875  Bergen June 4 to New York   
 1875  May 30, departed Newcastle for Bergen and New York (arr. June 24), last crossing of the companyAtlantic Journey ID 4797
 1895  July 12, wrecked on the Brazilian coastAtlantic Journey ID 4798
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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