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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,507 gross 1874 at Glasgow by Alexander Stephen & Sons Hamburg America Line 375.3ft x 39.9ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1874  Launched for the Adler Line on June 16Atlantic Journey ID 3092
 1875  Purchased by HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 3093
 1875  July 7, maiden voyage Hamburg-Havre-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3094
 1882  Rebuilt, two funnelsAtlantic Journey ID 3095
 1885  Hamburg  Apr. 23  New York  May 04 1136 passengersTransatlantc ID
 1885       New York  June 06 1347 passengers arrived at 03:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1886       New York  Apr. 10 1073 passengers (Kristiansand 1886-03-28)Transatlantc ID
 1886       New York  Aug. 27 Arrived at 12:00 noonTransatlantc ID
 1888  Hamburg  Apr. 15  New York  Apr. 27 Dep. Havre 1888-04-17Transatlantc ID
 1888  Hamburg  Aug. 07  New York  Aug. 16 455 Passengers were transferred to Wieland from Thingvalla 1888-08-14. Picked up of "Sand Island"Transatlantc ID
 1889       New York  Feb. 15 Arrived at 16:00 afternoon, Capt. BarendsTransatlantc ID
 1889       New York  May 04 Capt. Barends, arrived at 17:00 afternoon. - Carrying passengers from Thingvalla Line embarked at the Azores.Transatlantc ID
 1889       New York  June 07 Transatlantc ID
 1889       New York  July 19 Capt. Barends, arrived at 05:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1892  Hamburg     New York  May 06 Passengers from Bergen by feeder ship 1892-04-19Transatlantc ID
 1892       New York  July 29 Transatlantc ID
 1892       New York  Sept. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1893       New York  June 02 Transatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg     New York  July 13 Transatlantc ID
 1893       New York  Aug. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1895  Sold to German ownersAtlantic Journey ID 3096
 1895  Damaged by fire at ShanghaiAtlantic Journey ID 3097
 1896  ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 3098
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

Wieland, Hamburg America Line steamship
Wieland, Hamburg America Line steamship seen at Hoboken 1876 (Source: Old booklet, Norway Heritage Collection - License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Wieland, Haburg America Line steamship
Photo of the S.S. Wieland after rebuilding in 1882: (Photo: John S. Johnston - Colorized: by Borge Solem - Source: Library of Congress ,Detroit Publishing Company photograph collection - Copyright: Public domain (CC BY 4.0))

Interiors of the Hamburg America Line sister steamships Herder, Lessing, Wieland and Gellert - 1st cabin saloon (x 2), second cabin saloon and steerage
Interiors of the Hamburg America Line sister steamships Herder, Lessing, Wieland and Gellert - 1st cabin saloon (x 2), second cabin saloon and steerage
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