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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,912 gross 1884 at Glasgow by John Elder & Co. Beaver Line 429.8ft x 47ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1884  Feb. 27, launched as the Ems for NDLAtlantic Journey ID 5590
 1884  June 4, maiden voyage Bremen - Southampton - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 5591
 1896  Rebuilt, masts reduced to twoAtlantic Journey ID 5592
 1901  Taken over by Elder Dempster, renamed Lake Simcoe - used for Beaver Line serviceAtlantic Journey ID 5593
 1901  Aug. 20, first voyage Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5594
 1901  Liverpool     Quebec  Aug. 29 Transatlantc ID
 1901  Liverpool     Quebec  Sept. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Quebec  May 30 Crossing the Ocean in 6 days and 9 hoursTransatlantc ID
 1902  Liverpool     Quebec  Oct. 31 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool     Halifax  Mar. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1903  Liverpool  Apr. 08  Halifax  Apr. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1903  August, chartered by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5595
 1905  Sold and scrapped at GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 5596
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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