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 Liverpool - New York 
 Fleet 1863Built Tonnage Shipyard
 S/S Africa1850 2,226 gross  Robert Steele & Co. 
 S/S America1848 1,826 gross  Robert Steele & Co. 
 S/S Arabia (2)1852 2,402 gross  Robert Steele & Co. 
 S/S Asia (1)1850 2,226 gross  Robert Steele & Co. 
 S/S Australasian1857 2,902 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Balbec1852 774 gross  William Denny & Co. 
 S/S Canada1848 1,831 gross  Robert Steele & Co. 
 S/S China1861 2,638 gross  Robert Napier & Sons 
 S/S Corsica1863 1,134 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Damascus1856 1,214 gross  William Denny & Co. 
 S/S Europa1847 1,834 gross  John Wood & Co. 
 S/S Hecla1860 1,785 gross  Robert Napier & Sons 
 S/S Kedar1860 1,783 gross  William Denny & Co. 
 S/S Marathon1860 1,784 gross  Robert Napier & Sons 
 S/S Marocco1861 1,855 gross  William Denny & Co. 
 S/S Niagara1847 1,824 gross  Robert Steele & Co. 
 S/S Olympus1860 1,794 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Persia1855 3,300 gross  Robert Napier & Sons 
 S/S Scotia (1)1861 3,871 gross  Robert Napier & Sons 
 S/S Sidon1861 1,872 gross  William Denny & Co. 
 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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