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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,908 gross 1889 at Liverpool by Laird Bros American Line 374ft x 44.3ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1889  Aug. 28, launched for HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 7119
 1889  Dec. 3, maiden voyage Hamburg-Havre-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 7120
 1895  Became the Santa Barbara, Cia TrasatlanticaAtlantic Journey ID 7121
 1896  Returned to HAPAG, renamed RussiaAtlantic Journey ID 7122
 1898  Southampton     Philadelphia  Oct. 10 Chartered by Red Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1898  Southampton     Philadelphia  Nov. 17 Chartered by Red Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1899  Chartered by American LineAtlantic Journey ID 7123
 1899  Southampton     Philadelphia  Mar. 08 Chartered by Red Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1899  Sold to Russian owners, renamed OdessaAtlantic Journey ID 7124
 1927  Scrapped at MarseillesAtlantic Journey ID 7125
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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