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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,867 gross 1858 at Greenock by Robert Steele & Co. Dominion Line 352.1ft x 36.1ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1858  Launched for Cunard Mediterranean serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1945
 1860  London - Boston - New York serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1946
 1860  May 16, chartered to Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 1947
 1872  Sold to W. H. Jones, Liverpool, lengthened to 352.1ft, 2,867 tons gross, 3 masts and compound engines by J. & J. Thomson, GlasgowAtlantic Journey ID 1941
 1873  Mar. 27, chartered by Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 1942
 1873  Liverpool  May 16  Quebec  May 30 BelfastTransatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool  July 09  Quebec  July 22 BelfastTransatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool  Aug. 20  Quebec  Sept. 02 BelfastTransatlantc ID
 1876  June 24, chartered by Warren Line,Atlantic Journey ID 1943
 1896  ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 1944
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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