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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
10,576 gross 1900 at Glasgow by Alexander Stephen & Sons Allan Line, Liverpool, England 500.6ft x 59.2ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1900  Jan. 17, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 843
 1900  Apr. 5, maiden voyage Liverpool - Halifax - PortlandAtlantic Journey ID 844
 1900  Liverpool     Quebec  Apr. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1900  May 10, commenced her first voyage Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 845
 1900       Quebec  June 22 Transatlantc ID
 1900       Quebec  Oct. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1900       Halifax  Dec. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1901       Portland  Jan. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1901       Portland  Feb. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1901       Portland  Mar. 30 Transatlantc ID
 1901       Quebec  June 21 Arrived in Quebec at 02:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1901       Quebec  July 19 Transatlantc ID
 1901       Quebec  Sept. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1901       Quebec  Nov. 01 Transatlantc ID
 1901       Halifax  Dec. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1902       Halifax  Feb. 21 Crossing the Ocean in 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902       Halifax  Mar. 27 Crossing the Ocean in 7 daysTransatlantc ID
 1902       Quebec  June 06 Transatlantc ID
 1902       Quebec  July 11 Transatlantc ID
 1902       Quebec  Aug. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1902       Quebec  Sept. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1902       Quebec  Oct. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1902       Halifax  Nov. 28 Transatlantc ID
 1903       Halifax  Jan. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1903       Halifax  Mar. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1903       Quebec  Apr. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1903       Quebec  May 15 Transatlantc ID
 1903       Quebec  June 19 Transatlantc ID
 1903       Quebec  July 24 Transatlantc ID
 1903       Quebec  Nov. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1903       Halifax  Dec. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Halifax  Mar. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Halifax  Mar. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Quebec  Apr. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Quebec  May 27 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Quebec  June 24 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Quebec  July 22 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Quebec  Aug. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Quebec  Sept. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Quebec  Oct. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1904       Quebec  Nov. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Halifax  Jan. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Halifax  Mar. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Halifax  Apr. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Quebec  June 23 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Quebec  July 21 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Quebec  Aug. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Quebec  Sept. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Quebec  Oct. 13 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Quebec  Nov. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1905       Halifax  Dec. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1907  January, chartered to Canadian Pacific for Liverpool - St. John. NB. serviceAtlantic Journey ID 846
 1914  Troopship for the Canadian Expeditionary Force on the homeward legAtlantic Journey ID 860
 1914  Sept. 4, commenced her last voyage Liverpool - Quebec - Montreal for the Allan LineAtlantic Journey ID 847
 1915  Accommodation ship for German POW, Ryde, Isle of WightAtlantic Journey ID 848
 1915  Made several trooping voyages to Bombay and GallipoliAtlantic Journey ID 849
 1917  Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 861
 1918  Nov. 12, first voyage after Armistice, London - St. John, NBAtlantic Journey ID 850
 1918  Dec. 23, Liverpool - St. John. NBAtlantic Journey ID 851
 1919  Sept. 23, first voyage on the London - Quebec - Montreal runAtlantic Journey ID 852
 1921  Accommodation altered to carry 310-cabin and 736-3rd class passengersAtlantic Journey ID 854
 1921  Converted to oil fuel by D. & W. Henderson, GlasgowAtlantic Journey ID 853
 1921  Apr. 6, first Glasgow - St. John, NB. voyageAtlantic Journey ID 855
 1922  Renamed MarburnAtlantic Journey ID 856
 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 857
 1928  May 9, laid up at SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 858
 1928  Scrapped at GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 859
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, 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.

S/S Tunisian, Allan Line
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Tunisian, Allan Line steamship
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S/S Marburn, Canadian Pacific Line
The Tunisian as the S/S Marburn
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Tunisian, Allan Line steamship - cabin plan
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