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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,822 gross 1891 at Hamburg by Reiherstieg Schiffswerfte & Maschinenfab Hamburg America Line 320ft x 40ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1891  July 30, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 3041
 1891  Oct. 13, maiden voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3042
 1893  Christiansand - New York   
 1893  Christiansand  May 06  New York  May 18 Captain Reissing of the Scandia Line. 588 Scandinavian passengers, 213 Norwegians - Also reported arrive in New York at 09:00 morning on 1893-05-19Transatlantc ID
 1894  Christiansand - Halifax - New York   
 1895  Christiansand - New York   
 1900  Sold to the Sloman Line, renamed "Bellagio"Atlantic Journey ID 3043
 1905  Sold to Deutsche Levante, renamed "Paros"Atlantic Journey ID 3044
 1906  Renamed "Galata"Atlantic Journey ID 3045
 1913  Sold to Italian owners, renamed "Apollonia"Atlantic Journey ID 3046
 1917  Torpedoed and sunk by German sub. off YorkshireAtlantic Journey ID 3047
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: Straight stem, one funnel, two masts, steel construction, single screw and a speed of 12 knots. There was accommodation for 30-1st and 800-3rd class passengers.


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