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Authorization & Routes
 Steamship to Leith, from Leith by train to Glasgow, from there by steamship to New York and by train inland in America 
 Fleet 1868Built Tonnage Shipyard
 S/S Acadia1866 749 gross  Alexander Stephen & Sons 
 S/S Britannia (1)1863 1,392 gross  Tod & McGregor 
 S/S Caledonia (2)1863 1,393 gross  Tod & McGregor 
 S/S Columbia (1)1866 1,698 gross  Alexander Stephen & Sons 
 S/S Dorian1868 1,039 gross  Robert Duncan & Co. 
 S/S Europa1867 1,840 gross  Alexander Stephen & Sons 
 S/S Grecian1867 744 gross  Robert Duncan & Co. 
 S/S Hibernia1865 1,569 gross  Alexander Stephen & Sons 
 S/S Iowa1863 1,988 gross  Malcolmson & Co. 
 S/S Napoli1864 635 gross  Charles Connell & Co. 
 S/S Scandinavia1865 615 gross  C. & W. Earle 
 S/S Trojan1867 744 gross  Robert Duncan & Co. 
 S/S United Kingdom1857 1,305 gross  Robert Steele & Co. 
 S/S Venezia1865 656 gross  Alexander Stephen & 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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