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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,872 gross 1861 at Dumbarton by William Denny & Co. Cunard Line 275.6ft x 36.2ft 
 1861 Aug. 20, launched for Mediterranean serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1800
 1863 May 19, first voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1797
 1865 North Atlantic serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1801
 1873 Re-engined with compound engines by J. Jack Rollo & Co, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 1798
 1885 Oct. 27, wrecked near Malpica, SpainAtlantic Journey ID 1799
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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