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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
9,546 gross 1897 at Belfast by Harland & Wolff Dominion Line 500.7ft x 62.3ft 
 1897 Nov. 27, launched as the Brasilia for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 1927
 1898 Mar. 21, maiden voyage Belfast-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1928
 1899 Returned to Harland & Wolff, rebuilt to 9,546 gross tons, four mastsAtlantic Journey ID 1929
 1900 Purchased by the Dominion Line, renamed NorsemanAtlantic Journey ID 1930
 1900 Feb. 10, Liverpool-South-Africa as Boer War transportAtlantic Journey ID 1931
 1910 Chartered to the Aberdeen LineAtlantic Journey ID 1932
 1916 Jan. 22, torpedoed by German sub. U-39 in Gulf of SalonikaAtlantic Journey ID 1933
 1920 Refloated, scrappedAtlantic Journey ID 1934
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

Norseman, Dominion Line steamship
Norseman, Dominion Line steamship
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