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Authorization & Routes
 Steamship via Hull and Liverpool to Philadelphia and from there to the final destination in America 
 Liverpool - Philadelphia 
 Fleet 1883Built Tonnage Shipyard
 S/S British Crown1879 3,563 gross  Harland & Wolff 
 S/S British King1881 3,559 gross  Harland & Wolff 
 S/S British Prince1882 3,871 gross  Harland & Wolff 
 S/S British Princess1882 3,864 gross  Harland & Wolff 
 S/S British Queen1880 3,558 gross  Harland & Wolff 
 S/S Chartered ships1877    
 S/S Illinois1873 3,104 gross  W. Cramp & Sons 
      Departure/portArrive Corresponding ship departure
      LiverpoolPhiladelphia1883-04-22 S/S AngeloChristiania - Christiansand1883-04-06
      LiverpoolPhiladelphia1883-07-09 S/S Tasso (1)Trondheim - Christiansund - Aalesund1883-06-21
      LiverpoolPhiladelphia1883-07-09 S/S Rollo (1)Christiania - Christiansand1883-06-22
      LiverpoolPhiladelphia1883-10-14 S/S Rollo (1)Christiania - Christiansand1883-09-28
 S/S Indiana1873 3,386 gross  W. Cramp & Sons 
 S/S Lord Clive1871 3,386 gross  R. & J. Evans & Co 
 S/S Lord Gough1878 3,656 gross  Laird Bros 
 S/S Ohio1872 3,104 gross  W. Cramp & Sons 
 S/S Pennsylvania1872 3,104 gross  W. Cramp & Sons 
 This list might not be a complete list of all the ships in the fleet.

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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.
This section contains articles describing the transatlantic voyage, the condition of the steerage accommodations and the experience of an ocean travel on an emigrant ship. You will find in-depth studies concerning the emigration process, statistics and facts, and information about the immigration processing centers line Castle Garden and Ellis Island.
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