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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,404 gross 1889 at Hamburg, Germany by Reiherstieg Schiffswerfte & Maschinenfab Hamburg America Line 301.4ft x 37.8ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1889  Mar. 16, launched for the Hansa Line as the "Steinhoft"Atlantic Journey ID 2970
 1889  May 12, maiden voyage Hamburg-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 2971
 1892  Purchased by HAPAG in March, name remained "Steinhoft"Atlantic Journey ID 2972
 1892  June 30, first voyage for HAPAG Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2973
 1893       Boston  Aug. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1893       Montreal  Oct. 02 Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg     Baltimore  Nov. 24 Captain Busch, arrived in Baltimore at 07:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1894       Montreal  May 16 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Renamed "Canada"Atlantic Journey ID 2974
 1905  Sold to Russian owners, renamed "Reval"Atlantic Journey ID 2975
 1905  Returned to HAPAG, renamed CanadaAtlantic Journey ID 2976
 1906  Sold to the Furness LineAtlantic Journey ID 2977
 1910  Sold to Greek owners, renamed "Myrtoon"Atlantic Journey ID 2978
 1914  Sold to French owners, renamed "Gyptis"Atlantic Journey ID 2979
 1919  Renamed "Ville De Nancy"Atlantic Journey ID 2980
 1924  Scrapped in ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 2981
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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