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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
13,967 gross 1913 at Glasgow by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. Canadian Pacific Line 520ft x 67.2ft 
 1913 Keel laid, originally ordered by HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 5708
 1917 Apr. 21, launched Atlantic Journey ID 5709
 1918 Jan. 25, maiden voyage Liverpool - St JohnAtlantic Journey ID 5710
 1918 Aug. 20, first voyage Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 5711
 1925 Fitted with superheaters and rebuilt to 15,183 gross tons by Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd.Atlantic Journey ID 5712
 1932 Converted to cruise shipAtlantic Journey ID 5713
 1935 Sold for scrappingAtlantic Journey ID 5714
 1935 Became Italian transport ship LiguriaAtlantic Journey ID 5715
 1950 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 5716
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
Melita, Canadian Pacific Line steamship
Melita, Canadian Pacific Line steamship
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