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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,167 gross 1870 at Dumbarton by William Denny & Co. Cunard Line 360.5ft x 40.4ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1870  Sept. 10, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1714
 1870  Dec. 17, maiden voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1724
 1871  Liverpool     Boston  May 20 Transatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool  June 13  New York  June 24 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  Mar. 19  New York  Mar. 29 Arrived in BostonTransatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  July 09  New York  July 20 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool  Sept. 17  New York  Sept. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool  Apr. 08  New York  Apr. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool  May 14  New York  May 24 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1876  Liverpool     New York  July 01 Agent A. Sharpe, ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool  Apr. 25  America  May 05 ?? Unknown harborTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool     Boston  Sept. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Feb. 21  New York  Mar. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  May 12  Boston  May 22 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  June 16  Boston  June 27 Arrived in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Aug. 25  Boston  Sept. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Sept. 29  Boston  Oct. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1880  Liverpool  Nov. 03  Boston  Nov. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  May 07  New York  May 18 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  June 11  New York  June 23 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  July 27  Boston  Aug. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Liverpool  Sept. 03  New York  Sept. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool  May 03  Boston  May 14 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  May 09  Boston  May 17 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  June 13  Boston  June 23 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Aug. 01  Boston  Aug. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Sept. 05  Boston  Sept. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool     Boston  Oct. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Nov. 14  Boston  Nov. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1725
 1884  Acquired by John Elder & Co in part payment for the Umbria and EtruriaAtlantic Journey ID 1715
 1885  triple-expansion enginesAtlantic Journey ID 1716
 1887  Pacific service for Canadian PacificAtlantic Journey ID 1717
 1891  Renamed "Victoria", Northern PacificAtlantic Journey ID 1718
 1898  Ran for North American MailAtlantic Journey ID 1719
 1901  Northern PacificAtlantic Journey ID 1720
 1904  North Western CommercialAtlantic Journey ID 1721
 1908  Alaska Steamship CoAtlantic Journey ID 1722
 1941  Passenger accommodation removedAtlantic Journey ID 1723
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
Parthia, Cunard Line steamship
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