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Authorization & Routes
 Steamship via Bergen direct to New York 
 Fleet 1873Built Tonnage Shipyard
 S/S Frithjof1872 932 gross  Bergens Mekaniske Værksted 
 S/S Harald Haarfagre1872 2,084 gross  Backhouse & Dixon 
 S/S Haakon Adelsteen1873 1,403 gross  Backhouse & Dixon 
 S/S Kong Sverre1873 2,386 gross  Backhouse & Dixon 
 S/S Peter Jebsen1872 1,268 gross  Backhouse & Dixon 
 S/S St. Olav1871 1,935 gross  Wigham, Richardson & 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
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