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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,578 gross 1890 at Geestemunde by J. C. Tecklenborg Hamburg America Line 314.9ft x 39ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1890  Nov. 1, launched for the Hansa LineAtlantic Journey ID 2593
 1891  Mar. 1, maiden voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2594
 1892  Purchased by HAPAG, name remained WandrahamAtlantic Journey ID 2595
 1892  Oct. 13, first voyage for HAPAG Hamburg-Antwerp-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 2596
 1894  Renamed "Hispana"Atlantic Journey ID 2597
 1894  Hamburg     Montreal  Nov. 01 Captain KuhnTransatlantc ID
 1894       New York  Dec. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Hamburg     New York  Feb. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1915  Sold to German owners, renamed "Tebea"Atlantic Journey ID 2598
 1917  Damaged by explosion at AntwerpAtlantic Journey ID 2599
 1919  Surrendered to AlliesAtlantic Journey ID 2600
 1920  Went to Belgian ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2601
 1922  Renamed "Bosporus", DanzigAtlantic Journey ID 2602
 1925  Sold to Turkish owners, renamed "Nedjat"Atlantic Journey ID 2603
 1929  Renamed "Necat"Atlantic Journey ID 2604
 1964  Renamed "Celikkale"Atlantic Journey ID 2605
 1966  Scrapped in TurkeyAtlantic Journey ID 2606
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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