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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
16,732 gross 1928 at Vegesack by Bremer Vulcan Hamburg America Line 543.8ft x 72.4ft 
 1928 Aug. 2, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2982
 1929 Mar. 29, maiden voyage Hamburg-Boulogne-Southampton-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2983
 1940 Accommodation ship at KielAtlantic Journey ID 2984
 1944 Damaged during air attack on KielAtlantic Journey ID 2985
 1946 Used as hostel at HamburgAtlantic Journey ID 2986
 1952 Scrapped at BremerhafenAtlantic Journey ID 2987
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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A selection of articles dedicated to help you in your genealogy search for your Norwegian ancestors. Transcripts and pictures of historic documents in connection with the ships and emigration. Also including articles about Pioneers & Norwegian Settlements Around the World
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.
This section contains articles describing the transatlantic voyage, the condition of the steerage accommodations and the experience of an ocean travel on an emigrant ship. You will find in-depth studies concerning the emigration process, statistics and facts, and information about the immigration processing centers line Castle Garden and Ellis Island.
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