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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
11,146 gross 1907 at Glasgow by Fairfield Shipbuilding & Eng. Co. Ltd. Cunard Line 525.8ft x 60.2ft 
 1907 May 28, launched as the "Helipolis" for British ownersAtlantic Journey ID 1744
 1910 Renamed "Royal George" for Canadian Northern Railw. Co.Atlantic Journey ID 1745
 1916 Taken over by Cunard from Canadian Northern Railw. Co.,Atlantic Journey ID 1748
 1919 Feb. 10, first voyage Liverpool - Halifax - New York, nicknamed "Rolling George"Atlantic Journey ID 1746
 1919 Aug. 15, first voyage Southampton - Halifax - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1749
 1920 Emigrant depot ship at CherbourgAtlantic Journey ID 1750
 1922 Scrapped at WilhelmshavenAtlantic Journey ID 1747
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

Royal George - Cunard Line steamship
Royal George - Cunard Line steamship
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