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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,422 gross 1843 at Greenock by Robert Steele & Co. Cunard Line 219ft x 35.9ft 24.2ft 
 1842 Sept. 8, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1540
 1843 Apr. 19, maiden voyage Liverpool - Halifax - Boston mastered by Capt. RyrieAtlantic Journey ID 1541
 1844 Liverpool - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1542
 1845 Liverpool - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1543
 1846 Liverpool - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1544
 1847 Liverpool - Halifax - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1545
 1848 Liverpool - Halifax - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1546
 1849 Liverpool - Halifax - New York.Atlantic Journey ID 1547
 1849 Grounded off HalifaxAtlantic Journey ID 1548
 1850 Sold to Spanish Navy; renamed "Habanois"Atlantic Journey ID 1549
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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