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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
6,224 gross 1899 at Belfast by Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. Allan Line, Liverpool, England 430ft x 54.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1899  Aug. 25, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 770
 1899  Was chartered as a Boer War transport (#57)Atlantic Journey ID 775
 1899  Nov. 16: Embarked officers, men, horses, ammunition and equipent for the Boer WarAtlantic Journey ID 10676
 1901  Feb. 28, first voyage Liverpool - PortlandAtlantic Journey ID 776
 1901       Portland  Mar. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Halifax  Apr. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1905  Glasgow - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 777
 1908  New tonnage: 7,328 grossAtlantic Journey ID 771
 1912  Glasgow - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 778
 1917  Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 779
 1922  Aug. 8, laid upAtlantic Journey ID 772
 1923  Renamed BrutonAtlantic Journey ID 773
 1925  Scrapped in ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 774
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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