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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,764 gross 1854 at Dumbarton by William Denny & Co. Allan Line, Liverpool, England 277.2ft x 33.8ft 
 1854 Dec. 19, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 474
 1855 Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 476
 1856 Liverpool - Quebec - Montreal/PortlandAtlantic Journey ID 477
 1856 May 21, first voyage Liverpool-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 475
 1857 Liverpool - Quebec - Montreal/PortlandAtlantic Journey ID 478
 1858 Liverpool - Quebec - Montreal/PortlandAtlantic Journey ID 479
 1859 Liverpool - Quebec - Montreal/Portland.Atlantic Journey ID 480
 1859 Nov. 21, wrecked near Cape Race on way from Liverpool to Portland, 27 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 481
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
Allan Line sister steamships Indian and Canadian (1)
Allan Line sister steamships Indian and Canadian (1)
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Picture from the Illustrated London News 24th July 1858 showing the Indian arriving Liverpool from Quebec with the first detachment of the 100th regiment.


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