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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,364 gross 1882 at Hull by Earle‘s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Canadian Pacific Line 381ft x 43.8ft 
 1882 May 6, launched as the Grecian Monarch of the Monarch Line for London - Montreal serviceAtlantic Journey ID 5298
 1882 Aug. 13, maiden voyage London - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 5299
 1887 Acquired by Allan Line, renamed PomeranianAtlantic Journey ID 5305
 1887 Sept. 9, first voyage as charter for Allan Line, London - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5300
 1893 Feb. 11, ran into a severe storm, the bridge was carried away along with the chartroom and fore deck saloon, the second and third mate, 4 other sailors, and 4 passengers were swept to sea, the captain deadly injured. Atlantic Journey ID 5301
 1893 Returned to Glasgow, rebuilt, masts reduced to twoAtlantic Journey ID 5302
 1893 May 11, resumed Glasgow Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5303
 1902 Re-engined with triple-expansion engines by Wm. Denny & Bros, Dumbarton, 316 NHP, 12 knotsAtlantic Journey ID 5304
 1917 Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5306
 1918 Torpedoed near Portland Bill. 45 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 5307
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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