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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
5,965 gross 1893 at Belfast by Harland & Wolff Hamburg America Line 445.5ft x 50.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1893  Nov. 10, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2840
 1894  June 24, maiden voyage Hamburg-Havre-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2841
 1894  Hamburg     New York  July 08 Captain Karlowa, arrived in New York in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     New York  Sept. 28 Captain KarlowaTransatlantc ID
 1895       New York  Jan. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1895       New York  Mar. 01 Thingvalla Line and Scandia LineTransatlantc ID
 1898  Sold to the Dominion Line, renamed DominionAtlantic Journey ID 2842
 1898  Rebuilt, new tonnage: 6,618 gross.Atlantic Journey ID 2843
 1898  Accommodation altered to: 200 1st, 170 2nd and 750 3rd classAtlantic Journey ID 2844
 1898  May 7, first voyage for Dominion Liverpool-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 2845
 1908  Chartered to the American Line for Liverpool-Philadelphia serviceAtlantic Journey ID 2846
 1918  ArmisticeAtlantic Journey ID 2847
 1922  Scrapped in GermanyAtlantic Journey ID 2848
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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