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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
5,026 gross 1884 at Dumbarton by William Denny & Co. Beaver Line 439.6ft x 46.3 ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1884  June 25, launched for Shaw Savill & Albion LineAtlantic Journey ID 5505
 1896  Chartered by Cia Trasatlantica, renamed ColonAtlantic Journey ID 5506
 1899  Acquired by Elder Dempster, renamed ArawaAtlantic Journey ID 5507
 1899  November, Boer War transportAtlantic Journey ID 5508
 1900  Renamed Lake Megantic for Beaver Line serviceAtlantic Journey ID 5509
 1900  Liverpool  Mar. 10  Halifax  Mar. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Quebec  May 31 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Quebec  July 05 Transatlantc ID
 1900  Liverpool     Quebec  Oct. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Quebec  Aug. 13 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Quebec  June 12 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Montreal  July 16 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Halifax  Feb. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Sold to Imperial Direct Line, renamed Port HendersonAtlantic Journey ID 5510
 1912  Sold to Italian subjects, renamed AnapoAtlantic Journey ID 5511
 1913  Renamed Port Said Atlantic Journey ID 5512
 1915  Torpedoed and sunk off CyrenaicaAtlantic Journey ID 5513
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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