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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
11,343 gross 1923 at Kiel by Howaldtswerke Hamburg America Line 473.6ft x 60.7ft 
 1923 Jan. 19, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 3085
 1923 June 21, maiden voyage Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3086
 1930 Renamed "General Artigas", transferred to South American serviceAtlantic Journey ID 3087
 1934 Chartered to Hamburg South American LineAtlantic Journey ID 3088
 1936 Sold to Hamburg South American LineAtlantic Journey ID 3089
 1943 Burnt out in British air attack on HamburgAtlantic Journey ID 3090
 1946 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 3091
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

Westphalia (3), Hamburg America Line steamship
Westphalia (3), Hamburg America Line steamship
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