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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,739 gross 1883 at Glasgow by A. & J. Inglis Hamburg America Line 361.3ft x 40.7ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1883  Aug. 4, launched as Bengore Head for the Ulster SS. CoAtlantic Journey ID 2699
 1883  Became the "Moravia", HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2700
 1883  Nov. 18, first voyage Hamburg-Havre-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2701
 1885  Hamburg     New York  Nov. 11 631 passengers arrived at 05:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1889       New York  Mar. 19 Capt. Winther, arrived at 06:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1889       New York  July 13 Capt. Winckler, arrived at 04:00 afternoonTransatlantc ID
 1889       New York  Oct. 22 Capt. Winckler, arrived at 15:00 afternoonTransatlantc ID
 1890  Hamburg     New York  Mar. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1892       New York  Feb. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1892       New York  Mar. 30 Paket Line, Capt. Winkler. Arrived at 06:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1892  Hamburg     New York  July 06 Passengers from Bergen by feeder ship 1892-06-17 for HamburgTransatlantc ID
 1892       New York  Aug. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1893  Christiansand - New York   
 1893       New York  Apr. 08 Hamburg Packet LineTransatlantc ID
 1893  Christiansand  May 14  New York  May 29 Transatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg     New York  Oct. 12 Arrived in New York at 09:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg     New York  Nov. 25 Captain Winckler, arrived in New York at 07:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     New York  Feb. 27 Captain WincklerTransatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     New York  May 20 Captain MaginTransatlantc ID
 1894       New York  July 02 Arrived in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     New York  Aug. 29 Captain Magin, arrived in New York at 10:00 late morningTransatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     New York  Oct. 29 Captain MaginTransatlantc ID
 1898  Sold to the Sloman LineAtlantic Journey ID 2702
 1899  Feb. 12, wrecked on Sable Island, no lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 2703
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

Straight stem, one funnel, two masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 12 knots. There was accommodation for 100-1st and 1200-2nd class passengers. On 1st July 1886 she commenced her first Stettin - New York voyage and on 25th November 1898 started her last Hamburg - Havre - New York crossing.


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