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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,724 gross 1882 at Walker-on-Tyne by C. Mitchell & Co. Hamburg America Line 300ft x 38.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1882  Feb. 21, launched for the Carr LineAtlantic Journey ID 2785
 1882  Apr. 27, maiden voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2786
 1888  Purchased by HAPAG in MayAtlantic Journey ID 2787
 1888  June 16, first voyage Hamburg-New York for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2788
 1889       New York  Feb. 23 Capt. Schmidt, arrived at 11:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1889       New York  Apr. 14 Arrived at 05:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1893       Montreal  June 28 Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1893       Montreal  Aug. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg  Sept. 16  Montreal  Oct. 07 Captain Woerpel of the Hansa Line, arrived in Montreal at 18:00 eveningTransatlantc ID
 1894       New York  Aug. 04 Transatlantc ID
 1895       Baltimore  Jan. 03 Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1903  Sold to British ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2789
 1903  Sold to German ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2790
 1904  Scrapped at HamburgAtlantic Journey ID 2791
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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