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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,606 gross 1891 at Wallsend-on-Tyne by C. S. Swan & Hunter Hamburg America Line 398.6ft x 47.1ft 
 1891 May 11, launched the "Chancellor" for HarrisonAtlantic Journey ID 2738
 1901 Purchased by Sloman Line, renamed "Pallanza"Atlantic Journey ID 2739
 1903 Chartered by HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2740
 1907 Purchased by HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2741
 1915 German naval auxiliary cruiserAtlantic Journey ID 2742
 1915 Nov. 11, sunk by mine near BorkumAtlantic Journey ID 2743
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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