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Authorization & Routes
 Steamhip via Hull to Southampton and from there to New York or Philadelphia and to the final destinations in America by train 
 Liverpool - Philadelphia 
 Fleet 1896Built Tonnage Shipyard
 S/S Belgenland1878 3,692 gross  Barrow Shipbuilding Co. 
 S/S Berlin1874 5,526 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Chartered ships1877    
 S/S Chester1893 4,791 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Indiana1873 3,386 gross  W. Cramp & Sons 
 S/S Lord Gough1878 3,656 gross  Laird Bros 
 S/S New York1888 10,499 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Ohio1872 3,104 gross  W. Cramp & Sons 
 S/S Paris1888 10,499 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S St Louis1894 11,629 gross  W. Cramp & Sons 
 S/S St Paul1895 11,629 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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