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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
8,607 gross 1893 at Dumbarton by William Denny & Co. Red Star Line 480ft x 57.2ft 
 1893 July 4, launched for American LineAtlantic Journey ID 7147
 1893 Dec. 28, maiden voyage Liverpool - PhiladelphiaAtlantic Journey ID 7148
 1895 Aug. 8, first voyage as charter for Red Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 7149
 1903 May 13, first voyage as charter for Dominion Line, Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 7150
 1910 May, chartered by Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 7151
 1911 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 7152
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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A selection of articles dedicated to help you in your genealogy search for your Norwegian ancestors. Transcripts and pictures of historic documents in connection with the ships and emigration. Also including articles about Pioneers & Norwegian Settlements Around the World
Articles about selected ships ships and special events in their history. Descriptions of some of the great maritime disasters involving emigrant ships, like the wrecking of the steamer Atlantic of the White Star Line, sinking of the ocean liner Empress of Ireland and the Thingvalla line steamer Norge disaster. Check this section if you have an interest in shipwrecks.
This section contains articles describing the transatlantic voyage, the condition of the steerage accommodations and the experience of an ocean travel on an emigrant ship. You will find in-depth studies concerning the emigration process, statistics and facts, and information about the immigration processing centers line Castle Garden and Ellis Island.
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