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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,215 gross 1883 at Middlesbrough by Raylton Dixon & Co. Hamburg America Line 300ft x 37ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1883  May 24, launched as the Macassar for Insulinde Steamship Co, AmsterdamAtlantic Journey ID 2960
 1886  June 30, Purchased by HAPAG, renamed SlavoniaAtlantic Journey ID 2961
 1886  Sept. 2: first voyage HAPAG, Stettin - Gothenburg - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 8501
 1890       New York  Oct. 25 Capt. Reuter, arrived at 06:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1892       New York  Aug. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg     Halifax  Apr. 10 Antwerp, Belgium - London, EnglandTransatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg  May 13  Montreal  May 31 Antwerp, Belgium - Quebec. Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1894  Christiansand - Halifax - New York   
 1894  Christiansand  Mar. 24  New York  Apr. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1898  Sold to Deutsche Levante, renamed LerosAtlantic Journey ID 2962
 1906  Stranded off AldernyAtlantic Journey ID 2963
 1907  ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 2964
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

Slavonia, Hamburg America Line steasmhip
Slavonia, Hamburg America Line steasmhip
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Details: Straight stem, one funnel, two masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 11 knots (engines by R&W.Hawthorne, Newcastle). There was passenger accommodation for 20-1st and 550-3rd class.


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