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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,132 gross 1865 at Glasgow by J. & G. Thomson & Co. Cunard Line 303.1ft x 39.3ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1865  Oct. 19, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1631
 1866  Feb. 20, maiden voyage Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1632
 1871  May. 25, first voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1633
 1873  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 29 Transatlantc ID
 1874  Mediterranean routesAtlantic Journey ID 1635
 1879  Re-engined with compound engines by J. Jack & Co, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 1634
 1881  Liverpool  Apr. 30  New York  May 13 Transatlantc ID
 1882  North Atlantic routesAtlantic Journey ID 1636
 1882  Liverpool  June 07  Boston  June 19 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  July 19  Boston  July 31 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool     Boston  Sept. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Mediterranean routesAtlantic Journey ID 1637
 1889  Wrecked off Cape CornwallAtlantic Journey ID 1638
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

S/S Malta of the Cunard Line wrecked off Cape Cornwall
S/S Malta of the Cunard Line wrecked off Cape Cornwall


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