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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
19,653 gross 1914 at Bremen by AG Weser Hamburg America Line 590.4ft x 72.2ft 
 1914 Mar. 30, launched as the "William Oswald" for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2863
 1916 Renamed "Barabantia", for Royal Holland LloydAtlantic Journey ID 2864
 1922 Renamed "Resolute" for United AmericanAtlantic Journey ID 2865
 1926 Returned to HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2866
 1926 Aug. 10, first voyage Hamburg-Southampton-Cherbourg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2867
 1935 Sold for scrapping, became Italian Govt. ship "Lombardia", transport ship in Abyssinian WarAtlantic Journey ID 2868
 1943 Damaged in air attack on NaplesAtlantic Journey ID 2869
 1947 Scrapped at SpeziaAtlantic Journey ID 2870
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

Resolute, Hamburg America Line steamship.
Resolute, Hamburg America Line steamship.
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Resolute, Hamburg America Line steamship
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