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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,026 gross 1855 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Hamburg America Line 280ft x 38.5ft 
 1855 May 5, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2540
 1855 Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 2541
 1856 July 1, first voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2542
 1864 Feb. 6, last voyage Hamburg-Southampton-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2543
 1864 Became the Belgian, Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 2544
 1865 Liverpool - Londonderry - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 2551
 1866 Liverpool - Londonderry - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 2552
 1867 Liverpool - Londonderry - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 2553
 1868 Liverpool - Londonderry/Dublin - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 2554
 1872 Sold to Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 2555
 1872 Sept. 3, first of 2 round voyages Liverpool-New OrleansAtlantic Journey ID 2545
 1873 Renamed MissouriAtlantic Journey ID 2546
 1873 Feb. 5, Liverpool-New OrleansAtlantic Journey ID 2547
 1873 Apr. 30, first of 2 round voyages Liverpool-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 2548
 1873 Sept. 17, sailed Liverpool-New OrleansAtlantic Journey ID 2549
 1873 Oct. 1, wrecked on BahamasAtlantic Journey ID 2550
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
The Hamburg America Line ship rigged sailing ship Deutschand (2) (in front) and the steamship Hammonia (1) (behind)
Hamburg America Line ship rigged sailing ship Deutschand (2)
(in front) and the steamship Hammonia (1) (behind)
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Borussia and Hammonia (1) - Hamburg America Line steamships
Borussia and Hammonia (1) - Hamburg America Line steamships
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