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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,266 gross 1858 at Jarrow-on-Tyne by Palmer‘s Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd. National Line 307ft x 40.8ft 
 1858 June 12, launched as the Hudson for NDLAtlantic Journey ID 4687
 1858 Sept. 11, maiden voyage Bremen - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4688
 1858 Nov. 2, damaged by fire at Bremerhafen, towed to Palmer Bros & Co. for rebuilding - funnels reduced from two to oneAtlantic Journey ID 4689
 1862 Sold to Fernie Bros, renamed LousianaAtlantic Journey ID 4690
 1863 Transferred to the National Line, renamed LouisianaAtlantic Journey ID 4691
 1864 Feb. 4, first voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4692
 1869 Rebuilt: lengthened to 395.1ft, fitted with compounded engines by J. Jack & Co., new tonnage: 3,847 gross.Atlantic Journey ID 4693
 1870 Renamed HollandAtlantic Journey ID 4694
 1893 Sold to French subjectsAtlantic Journey ID 4695
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
The S/S Holland as the Hudson for NDL
The S/S Holland as the Hudson for NDL
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Holland - National Line steamship, ex Louisiana
Holland - National Line steamship, ex Louisiana
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