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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,044 gross 1865 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Cunard Line 290.8ft x 38ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1865  Dec. 23, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1698
 1866  Apr. 25, Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1701
 1870  Sept. 6, first voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1699
 1878  Re-engined with compound engines by J. Jack & Co, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 1700
 1880  Zulu War transportAtlantic Journey ID 1702
 1881  Liverpool  Apr. 16  New York  Apr. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Aug. 31  Boston  Sept. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool     Boston  Oct. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Chartered for the Egyptian campaignAtlantic Journey ID 1703
 1883  Liverpool - New York/BostonAtlantic Journey ID 1704
 1896  ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 1705
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
Palmyra - Cunard Line steamship
Palmyra - Cunard Line steamship
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