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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
16,365 gross 1919 at Glasgow by William Denny & Co. Anchor Line 552.4ft x 70.2ft x 43.1ft 
 1919 Dec. 23, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 4647
 1921 May 11, maiden voyage Glasgow - Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4648
 1934 December, laid upAtlantic Journey ID 4649
 1935 Served as troopshipAtlantic Journey ID 4650
 1936 RebuiltAtlantic Journey ID 4651
 1936 July 10, resumed Glasgow - New York serviceAtlantic Journey ID 4652
 1940 December, became troopshipAtlantic Journey ID 4653
 1942 December, torpedoed in the Mediterranean by dive-bomber but reached port for temporary repairsAtlantic Journey ID 4654
 1953 Jan. 12, sold to Ministry of transport, renamed Empire ClydeAtlantic Journey ID 4655
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
Cameronia (2), Anchor Line steamship
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