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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,528 gross 1874 at Glasgow by Thomas Wingate & Co. Allan Line, Liverpool, England 329.9ft x 36.2ft 
 1874 Aug. 27, launched for the State LineAtlantic Journey ID 795
 1874 Sept. 16, maiden voyage Glasgow - Larne - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 796
 1891 Taken over by Allan Line with the rest of the State Line fleetAtlantic Journey ID 799
 1891 Apr. 17, first voyage Glasgow - Moville - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 797
 1893 Sold to Turkey, became the Ottaman Govt. ship "Ismir"Atlantic Journey ID 800
 1912 Sunk by Turks as blockship at SmyrnaAtlantic Journey ID 798
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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