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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,343 gross 1872 at Philadelphia by W. Cramp & Sons Red Star Line 343ft x 43ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1872  Aug. 15, launched for American LineAtlantic Journey ID 7103
 1873  May 22, maiden voyage Philadelphia - Queenstown - LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 7104
 1887  May 25, first voyage as charter for Red Star Line Antwerp - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 7105
 1888  Antwerp     New York  Nov. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Antwerp     New York  May 20 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Antwerp     New York  Sept. 04 ?? Port of PhiladelphiaTransatlantc ID
 1891  Fitted with triple expansion engines by W. Cramp & SonsAtlantic Journey ID 7106
 1891  Antwerp     New York  Sept. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Antwerp     New York  Oct. 31 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Antwerp     New York  Dec. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Antwerp     Philadelphia  Feb. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Antwerp     New York  Mar. 31 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Antwerp     Philadelphia  Aug. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Antwerp     Philadelphia  Sept. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1898  Sold Atlantic Journey ID 7107
 1918  Destroyed by fireAtlantic Journey ID 7108
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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Articles about selected ships ships and special events in their history. Descriptions of some of the great maritime disasters involving emigrant ships, like the wrecking of the steamer Atlantic of the White Star Line, sinking of the ocean liner Empress of Ireland and the Thingvalla line steamer Norge disaster. Check this section if you have an interest in shipwrecks.
This section contains articles describing the transatlantic voyage, the condition of the steerage accommodations and the experience of an ocean travel on an emigrant ship. You will find in-depth studies concerning the emigration process, statistics and facts, and information about the immigration processing centers line Castle Garden and Ellis Island.
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