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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
9,240 gross 1901 at Wallsend-on-Tyne by C. S. Swan & Hunter Canadian Pacific Line 469.5ft x 56.2ft 
 1901 Sept. 28, launched for Elder DempsterAtlantic Journey ID 6529
 1902 March, became Boer War transportAtlantic Journey ID 6530
 1903 May, taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 6531
 1903 May 26, first voyage Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 6532
 1904 Feb. 21, collided with the S/S Matterhorn and sank, later refloated and towed to GravesendAtlantic Journey ID 6533
 1916 Nov. 25, damaged by mineAtlantic Journey ID 6534
 1918 Apr. 16, torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-100 off Eagle IslandAtlantic Journey ID 6535
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

Lake Michigan - Canadian Pacific Line steamship built 1901
Lake Michigan - Canadian Pacific Line steamship built 1901
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