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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,988 gross 1863 at Waterford by Malcolmson & Co. Anchor Line 315ft x 34ft x 24ft 
 1863 Nov. 28, launched for London & New York SS LineAtlantic Journey ID 4293
 1864 July 17, maiden voyage London - Havre - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4294
 1864 Dec. 6, on passage westbound stranded at Omonville near CherbourgAtlantic Journey ID 4295
 1865 Refloated and towed to CherbourgAtlantic Journey ID 4296
 1866 Damage repairsAtlantic Journey ID 4297
 1866 June 28, acquired by Anchor Line (Handysides)Atlantic Journey ID 4298
 1866 July 1, first voyage Glasgow - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4299
 1873 Masters: Ovenstone and LairdAtlantic Journey ID 4300
 1873 December, renamed Macedonia, new tonnage: 2,136 gross, 1,781 net, engine of 486 HP, 4 bulkheadsAtlantic Journey ID 4301
 1874 Compound engine by D & W HendersonAtlantic Journey ID 4302
 1881 May 30, wrecked near Mull of Kintyre on passage New York - GlasgowAtlantic Journey ID 4303
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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