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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
19,582 gross 1914 at Geestemünde by J. C. Tecklenborg Hamburg America Line 590.4ft x 72.5ft 
 1914 Feb. 10, launched as the "Johann Heinrich Burchard" for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2854
 1915 Nov. 20, provisionally deliveredAtlantic Journey ID 2855
 1916 Became the "Limburgia" for the Royal Holland LloydAtlantic Journey ID 2856
 1922 Became the "Reliance" for United AmericanAtlantic Journey ID 2857
 1923 Sold to Panamanian ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2858
 1926 Purchased by HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2859
 1926 Aug. 24, first voyage for HAPAG Hamburg-Southampton-Cherbourg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2860
 1938 Aug. 7, gutted by fire at HamburgAtlantic Journey ID 2861
 1940 Scrapped at BremerhafenAtlantic Journey ID 2862
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

Reliance - Hamburg America Line steamship
Reliance - Hamburg America Line steamship
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