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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
10,492 gross 1898 at Belfast by Harland & Wolff Holland America Line 515.3ft x 59.8ft 
 1898 May 7, launched as the "Statendam" of the Holland America LineAtlantic Journey ID 2016
 1898 Aug. 24, maiden voyage Rotterdam - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2017
 1911 Acquired by Allan Line, renamed ScotianAtlantic Journey ID 2022
 1912 Glasgow - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 2023
 1913 Glasgow - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 2024
 1914 TroopshipAtlantic Journey ID 2025
 1915 Accommodation ship for German POW, Ryde, Isle of WightAtlantic Journey ID 2018
 1917 Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 2026
 1921 Chartered by British Govt.Atlantic Journey ID 2019
 1922 November, renamed MarglenAtlantic Journey ID 2020
 1927 Scrapped at GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 2021
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

The S/S Statendam as the S/S Scotian in Allan Line colors [old postcard]
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Allan Line steamship built 1898 at Belfast by Harland and Wolff.
Allan Line steamship built 1898 at Belfast by Harland and Wolff.
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