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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,696 gross 1865 at Glasgow by J. & G. Thomson & Co. Cunard Line 337.1ft x 42.9ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1865  June 24, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1563
 1865  Oct. 21, maiden voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1570
 1871  Liverpool  July 01  New York  July 12 Transatlantc ID
 1871  Aug. 24: (Capt. H. Martyn) ran down and sunk the Norwegian bark Anette of Moss which was on way from Portsmouth to Marimichi in ballast, 11 lives lost, the only survivor was the boatswain W. PetersonAtlantic Journey ID 9220
 1873  Liverpool  Apr. 05  New York  Apr. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool  May 10  New York  May 20 Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1877  Re-engined with compound engines by Fawcett, Preston & Co, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 1564
 1877  Chartered to Warren LineAtlantic Journey ID 1571
 1878  Chartered to Warren LineAtlantic Journey ID 1565
 1878  Apr. 30, sold to Red Star Line later renamed ZeelandAtlantic Journey ID 1566
 1878  Apr. 30, first voyage Antwerp - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1572
 1889  March, renamed "Electrique", French ownersAtlantic Journey ID 1567
 1892  Renamed "Lord Spencer", British owners, converted to a sailing shipAtlantic Journey ID 1568
 1895  Vent missing on way San Francisco - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1569
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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