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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,412 gross 1865 at Birkenhead by Laird Bros National Line 381.1ft x 42.4ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1865  Apr. 29, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 4741
 1865  Aug. 23, sailed from Liverpool on her maiden voyage to Queenstown (Cobh) and New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4742
 1867  Served as an Abyssinian campaign transportAtlantic Journey ID 4743
 1872  Rebuilt to 4,441 gross tonsAtlantic Journey ID 4744
 1873  Fitted with compound engines by G. Forrester & Co, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 4745
 1878  Liverpool     New York  June 16 Arrived at 10:00 late morningTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool     New York  July 29 Arrived at 04:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1878  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool     New York  May 05 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool     New York  June 08 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1879  Liverpool     New York  Nov. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Liverpool     New York  June 05 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  May 16  New York  May 27 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool     New York  July 01 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Aug. 10  New York  Aug. 19 Arrived in the morningTransatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool  Sept. 12  New York  Sept. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool     New York  Oct. 29 Also reported arrive 1883-10-27 - Arrived at 21:00 eveningTransatlantc ID
 1883  Liverpool     New York  Dec. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool     New York  June 01 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 03 Crossing the Ocean in 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1896  Sold and scrappedAtlantic Journey ID 4746
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
Clipper stem, one funnel, three masts (rigged for sail), iron construction, single screw and a speed of 10 knots.
The Queen, National Line steamship
The Queen, National Line steamship
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