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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
10,576 gross 1900 at Glasgow by Alexander Stephen & Sons Canadian Pacific Line 500.5ft x 59.2ft 
 1900 Jan. 17, launched as the Tunisian for the Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 5362
 1900 Apr. 5, maiden voyage Liverpool - Halifax - PortlandAtlantic Journey ID 5363
 1900 May 10, commenced her first voyage Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5364
 1907 January, chartered to Canadian Pacific for four round voyages Liverpool - St. John. NB. Atlantic Journey ID 5365
 1914 Troopship for the Canadian Expeditionary Force on the homeward legAtlantic Journey ID 5379
 1914 Sept. 4, commenced her last voyage Liverpool - Quebec - Montreal for the Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 5366
 1915 Accommodation ship for German POW, Ryde, Isle of WightAtlantic Journey ID 5367
 1915 Made several trooping voyages to Bombay and GallipoliAtlantic Journey ID 5368
 1917 Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5380
 1918 Nov. 12, first voyage after Armistice, London - St. John, NBAtlantic Journey ID 5369
 1918 Dec. 23, Liverpool - St. John. NBAtlantic Journey ID 5370
 1919 Sept. 23, first voyage on the London - Quebec - Montreal runAtlantic Journey ID 5371
 1921 Accommodation altered to carry 310-cabin and 736-3rd class passengersAtlantic Journey ID 5373
 1921 Converted to oil fuel by D. & W. Henderson, GlasgowAtlantic Journey ID 5372
 1921 Apr. 6, first Glasgow - St. John, NB. voyageAtlantic Journey ID 5374
 1922 Renamed MarburnAtlantic Journey ID 5375
 1924 Dec. 13, first Antwerp - St. John, NB. voyage. Subsequently she ran between Hamburg, Glasgow, Antwerp or London to St. John, NB. or Montreal - QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 5376
 1928 May 9, laid up at SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 5377
 1928 Scrapped at GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 5378
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

Details: - length 500,6 feet (152,55m.) x beam 59,2 feet (18,3m.), hull of steel, 4 decks, forecastle 54 feet., bridge 177 feet., and poop 40 feet. She had one funnel and two masts. Twin screws, triple expansion engine, 2 x 3 cylinders delivering 871 nominal horse power giving a speed of 14 knots. There was accommodation for 240-1st, 220-2nd and 1,000-3rd class passengers.

The S/S Tunisian in Allan Line colors

The S/S Tunisian in Allan Line colors
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S/S Marburn in Canadian Pacific Line service
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