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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
18,099 gross 1911 at Wallsend-on-Tyne, England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Cunard Line 600.3ft x 71.3ft 
 1911 July 27, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1597
 1912 Jan. 20, maiden voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1598
 1913 Liverpool - Queenstown - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1599
 1914 Armed merchant cruiserAtlantic Journey ID 1600
 1916 Liverpool - Queenstown - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1601
 1917 Torpedoed and sunk, 12 lives lost.Atlantic Journey ID 1602
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
Laconia (1), Cunard Line steamship
S/S Laconia (1)
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