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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,513 gross 1900 at Middlesbrough by Raylton Dixon & Co. NAL - The Norwegian-America Line , Kristiania, Norway  
 1900 Launched as the "Castano" for Atlantic & Eastern Steamship Co. Ltd.Atlantic Journey ID 3401
 1910 Sold to M.M. de Arrotegui, SpainAtlantic Journey ID 3402
 1915 Bought by NAL - renamed "Tanafjord"Atlantic Journey ID 3403
 1916 Kristiania Oct. 18 to No info.   
 1920 Sold to Peder Kleppes Rederi, Bergen - renamed "Hallbjørg"Atlantic Journey ID 3404
 1922 Sold to Forenede Rederi A/S, Kristiania - renamed "Eksjø"Atlantic Journey ID 3405
 1924 Sold to D/S A/S Erle, OsloAtlantic Journey ID 3406
 1926 Scrapped at Stavanger by Skibsopphugging Co., StavangerAtlantic Journey ID 3407
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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