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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,844 gross 1889 at Hamburg by Reiherstieg Schiffswerfte & Maschinenfab Hamburg America Line 323.3ft x 37.6ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1889  Aug. 10, launched for Deutsche-AustralischeAtlantic Journey ID 2965
 1893  Chartered by HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 2966
 1893  May 29, first voyage for HAPAG Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2967
 1893       New York  June 16 Transatlantc ID
 1893  July 20, last voyage for HAPAG Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2968
 1893       New York  Aug. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1904  Wrecked off Hottentot Point, South AfricaAtlantic Journey ID 2969
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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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.
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