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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
775 gross 1895 at Hull, England by Earle‘s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Wilson Line, Hull, England  
 1895 LaunchedAtlantic Journey ID 4074
 1906 Transferred to Wilson's North Eastern Railway Shipping CoAtlantic Journey ID 4075
 1911 Trondheim - other to Hull   
 1913 Trondheim - other to Hull   
 1916 Sold to General Steam Navigation Co.Atlantic Journey ID 4076
 1923 Sold to Ellerman LineAtlantic Journey ID 4077
 1929 Sold to General Steam Navigation Co.Atlantic Journey ID 4078
 1933 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 4079
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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