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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
12,522 gross 1900 at Hamburg, Germany by Blohm & Voss Swedish America Line 547,1ft x 62.1ft x 34.6ft 
 1899 Dec. 15, launched for Holland America Line as the PotsdamAtlantic Journey ID 5075
 1914 Captured in the Antarctic by the German Armed Merchant Raider "Pinguin", taken to Bordeaux. Later the same year she was put under the German flag and renamed "Sonderburg"Atlantic Journey ID 5081
 1915 Apr. 24, commenced her last voyage Rotterdam - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 5076
 1915 Went to the Swedish American Line and was renamed StockholmAtlantic Journey ID 5077
 1915 Dec. 11, first voyage Gothenburg - New York, called at Kirkwall for contraband inspection on her way to New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 5078
 1916 Gothenburg - New York   
 1918 Gothenburg - New York   
 1919 Gothenburg - New York   
 1920 Gothenburg - New York   
 1921 Gothenburg - New York   
 1922 Reconditioned in Gothenburg, funnel reduced in heightAtlantic Journey ID 5079
 1922 Gothenburg - New York   
 1923 Gothenburg - New York   
 1924 Gothenburg - New York   
 1925 Gothenburg - New York   
 1929 Sold and converted to a Norwegian whale factory, renamed "SolglimtAtlantic Journey ID 5080
 1944 Scuttled at CherbourgAtlantic Journey ID 5082
 1947 Raised and scrappedAtlantic Journey ID 5083
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

Her tonnage was 12 522 tons gross, 11 562 under deck and 7 902 net (these numbers were subject to changes through time). The promenade deck was 195 feet of length. She was construction on steel, had twin screws; 3 steel decks, 2 sheathed in wood, and steel shelter deck sheathed in wood: She had web frames, 10 bulkheads, partly asphalted and partly cemented. The Stockholm was fitted with electric light, submarine signaling device and wireless. She had a cellular double bottom, aft 153 feet, under engine and boilers 97 feet, forward 208 feet, 1 627 tons; Deep Tank forward 57 feet, 1 945 tons. Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 6 cylinders of 27 7/16, 46 1/2 & 80 in. diameter each pair; stroke 55 1/8 inches; operating at 206 p.s.i.; 1 355 nominal horsepower; 4 double ended and 3 single ended boilers; 33 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 698 sq. ft.; heating surface 24 046 sq. ft.; engine built by the same company as the hull. [Lloyd's register of shipping, submitted by Gilbert Provost][North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P. Bonsor, vol.3,p.912]

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