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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,806 gross 1903 at Glasgow by D. & W. Henderson Ltd. Anchor Line 400ft x 49.2ft x 31.3ft 
 1903 July 12, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 4583
 1904 Feb. 9, maiden voyage Genoa - Leghorn - Naples - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4584
 1918 June, became North Atlantic troopshipAtlantic Journey ID 4585
 1923 June 5, sold to Gracechurch Transports Ltd., LondonAtlantic Journey ID 4586
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

Italia (2), Anchor Line steamship
Italia (2), Anchor Line steamship
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Italia (2), Anchor Line steamship
Italia (2), Anchor Line steamship
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This bottom picture shows the ship with a longer part of her deck sheltered then the other picture at the top, suggesting this was one was taken later after some alterations of her upper structure.


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