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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,399 gross 1874 at Greenock by Robert Steele & Co. Canadian Pacific Line 400ft x 42,3ft 
 1874 June 3, launched as the Sardinian for the Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 5326
 1875 July 29, maiden voyage Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5335
 1878 May 10, caught fire at Moville following an explosion in bunkers. Scuttled, then salvaged and repairedAtlantic Journey ID 5327
 1878 June 26, resumed Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5328
 1897 Re-engined with triple-expansion engines by Wm. Denny, Dumbarton, 316 NHP, masts reduced to twoAtlantic Journey ID 5329
 1897 June 19, first voyage Glasgow - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5330
 1901 Nov. 26, transported Guiseppe Marconi and equipment to set up wireless station at St Johns, NewfoundlandAtlantic Journey ID 5331
 1917 Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5332
 1920 Sold, became coal hulk at VigoAtlantic Journey ID 5333
 1938 Scrapped at BilbaoAtlantic Journey ID 5334
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
For more ship history see: S/S Sardinian - Allan Line.

Sardinian, Allan Line
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The S/S Sardinian in Allan Line colors [old postcard]
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