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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,133 gross 1870 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Hamburg America Line 350.3ft x 40ft 
 1870 Launched May 18Atlantic Journey ID 3012
 1870 Oct. 27, maiden voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3013
 1875 Laid upAtlantic Journey ID 3014
 1878 Sold to Russia, renamed "Petersburg"Atlantic Journey ID 3015
 1892 Renamed "St Petersburg"Atlantic Journey ID 3016
 1893 Rebuilt as a minelayer, renamed "Berzan", Russian NavyAtlantic Journey ID 3017
 1921 Solvetskaia RossijaAtlantic Journey ID 3018
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
S/S Thuringia, deck scene, Hamburg America Line
S/S Thuringia, deck scene
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