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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,925 gross 1878 at Birkenhead by Laird Bros Allan Line, Liverpool, England 291ft x 34.3ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1878  March, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 526
 1878  Sept. 27, Glasgow - South AmericaAtlantic Journey ID 528
 1879  Glasgow - Quebec/Montreal. Glasgow - South AmericaAtlantic Journey ID 529
 1879  Glasgow  July 03  Quebec  July 13 Estimated date of arrivalTransatlantc ID
 1879  Glasgow  Aug. 14  Quebec  Aug. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  June 11  Quebec  June 23 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Oct 14: docked at berth 69 in Glasgow. Worker James Henry Woodhouse involved in an accident onboard and later diedAtlantic Journey ID 9204
 1882  Glasgow  May 06  Quebec  May 19 Arrival date estimatedTransatlantc ID
 1884  London - Quebec/Montreal/Halifax. Glasgow - South AmericaAtlantic Journey ID 530
 1889  Mostly South America serviceAtlantic Journey ID 531
 1898  Mostly South America service.Atlantic Journey ID 532
 1898  Sold to A. Harvey & CoAtlantic Journey ID 533
 1901  Wrecked on voyage Ardrossan - S. John's, NFAtlantic Journey ID 527
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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