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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
6,030 gross 1902 at Vegesack by Bremer Vulcan Hamburg America Line 403.3ft x 49.2ft 
 1902 Aug. 21, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2826
 1903 Jan. 20, maiden voyage Hamburg-BrazilAtlantic Journey ID 2827
 1914 Seized at FalmouthAtlantic Journey ID 2828
 1916 Renamed "Princetown" British ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2829
 1917 Renamed "Alesia" French ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2830
 1917 Sept. 6, torpedoed and sunk by German sub. UC-50 near UshantAtlantic Journey ID 2831
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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