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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
8,607 gross 1893 by William Denny & Co. American Line 480ft x 57.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1893  Liverpool - PhiladelphiaAtlantic Journey ID 981
 1893  July 4, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 7141
 1893  Dec. 28, maiden voyage Liverpool - PhiladelphiaAtlantic Journey ID 7142
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Apr. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 12 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  June 23 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  July 29 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Sept. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Oct. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Nov. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Dec. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Feb. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Apr. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  May 24 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  June 30 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Liverpool     Philadelphia  Aug. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Aug. 8, first voyage as charter for Red Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 7143
 1902  Southampton     New York  July 28 Arrived in New York at 03:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1902  Southampton     New York  Sept. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1903  May 13, first voyage as charter for Dominion Line, Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 7144
 1910  May, chartered by Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 7145
 1911  ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 7146
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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