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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,810 gross 1871 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Hamburg America Line 330ft x 39ft 
 1871 Launched Apr. 22Atlantic Journey ID 3027
 1871 June 28, maiden voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3028
 1883 Sold to British ownersAtlantic Journey ID 3029
 1884 Sold to Hansa Line, renamed "Kehrwieder"Atlantic Journey ID 3030
 1885 Apr. 12, first voyage Hamburg-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 3031
 1892 Returned to HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 3032
 1892 Aug. 10, first voyage Hamburg-BostonAtlantic Journey ID 3033
 1895 Renamed "Polonia"Atlantic Journey ID 3034
 1897 Scrapped at SpeziaAtlantic Journey ID 3035
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

Vandalia (1), Hamburg America Line steamship - embarking passengers and baggage from a tender
Vandalia (1), Hamburg America Line steamship - embarking passengers and baggage from a tender
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