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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
11,899 gross 1914 by John Brown & Co. Ltd. White Star Line  
 1900 July 12, launched for Red Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 7179
 1900 Dec. 8, maiden voyage Antwerp - Southampton - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 7180
 1901 Dec. 11, first voyage as charter for American LineAtlantic Journey ID 7181
 1914 Transferred from Red Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 3962
 1914 Chartered by White Star Line for White Star - Dominion serviceAtlantic Journey ID 7182
 1915 Renamed Southland for International Navigation Co.Atlantic Journey ID 7183
 1915 Became troopshipAtlantic Journey ID 7184
 1915 Sept. 2, torpedoed in the Aegean Sea, repairedAtlantic Journey ID 7185
 1917 June 4, torpedoed and sunk off the Irish coastAtlantic Journey ID 7186
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


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A selection of articles dedicated to help you in your genealogy search for your Norwegian ancestors. Transcripts and pictures of historic documents in connection with the ships and emigration. Also including articles about Pioneers & Norwegian Settlements Around the World
Articles about selected ships ships and special events in their history. Descriptions of some of the great maritime disasters involving emigrant ships, like the wrecking of the steamer Atlantic of the White Star Line, sinking of the ocean liner Empress of Ireland and the Thingvalla line steamer Norge disaster. Check this section if you have an interest in shipwrecks.
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