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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
8,669 gross 1893 at Glasgow by J. & G. Thomson & Co. American Line 480ft x 57.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1893  Oct. 26, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 7041
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  July 06 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Aug. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Oct. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Jan. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Feb. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Mar. 31 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 05 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  July 12 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Aug. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Transferred to Red Star Line serviceAtlantic Journey ID 961
 1902  Southampton     New York  Sept. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Apr. 29, first voyage for Dominion Line, Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 7042
 1910  Scrapped in ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 7043
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

Kensington, Dominion Line steamship
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Kensington, Dominion Line steamship
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