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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
7,859 gross 1890 at Dumbarton by William Denny & Co. Hamburg America Line 531ft x 54.8ft 
 1890 Dec. 30, launched as the "Scot" for the Union LineAtlantic Journey ID 2717
 1895 RebuiltAtlantic Journey ID 2718
 1905 Purchased by HAPAG, used as cruising linerAtlantic Journey ID 2719
 1906 June 8, first voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2720
 1911 Sold to Canadian ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2721
 1915 Sold to U.S. ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2722
 1915 Sold to Cia Trasatlantica, renamed "Alfonso XIII"Atlantic Journey ID 2723
 1923 Renamed "Vasco Nunez de Bilbao"Atlantic Journey ID 2724
 1927 Scrapped in ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 2725
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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