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Authorization & Routes
 Hamburg - Antwerp - South America 
 Hamburg - Baltimore 
 Hamburg - Grimsby - West Indies 
 Hamburg - New Orleans 
 Hamburg - New York 
 Hamburg - Quebec (Montreal) 
 Hamburg and Cuxhaven - Boston 
 Fleet 1897Built Tonnage Shipyard
 S/S Adria1896 5,458 gross  Palmer‘s Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd. 
 S/S Alesia1896 5,476 gross  Flensburger Schiffbau 
 S/S Allemannia (2)1881 1,846 gross  Dobie & Co. 
 S/S Ambria1896 5,463 gross  Flensburger Schiffbau 
 S/S Andalusia1896 5,457 gross  Palmer‘s Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd. 
 S/S Arabia1896 5,446 gross  Harland & Wolff 
 S/S Aragonia1897 5,446 gross  Flensburger Schiffbau 
 S/S Arcadia1896 5,442 gross  Harland & Wolff 
 S/S Armenia1896 5,458 gross  Palmer‘s Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd. 
 S/S Asturia1896 5,285 gross  Palmer‘s Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd. 
 S/S Auguste Victoria1881 7,661 gross  AG Vulcan 
 S/S Australia1881 2,119 gross  C. Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S Bohemia (1)1881 3,410 gross  A. & J. Inglis 
 S/S Bolivia1889 2,646 gross  Armstrong, Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S California1883 2,690 gross  Armstrong, Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S Canadia1889 2,404 gross  Reiherstieg Schiffswerfte & Maschinenfab 
 S/S Cheruskia1890 3,250 gross  Robert Stephenson & Co. Ltd 
 S/S Christiania1890 2,811 gross  Blohm & Voss 
 S/S Columbia1889 7,241 gross  Laird Bros 
 S/S Dalecarlia1882 1,972 gross  Reiherstieg Schiffswerfte & Maschinenfab 
 S/S Dalmatia1871 1,949 gross  James Laing & Co. 
 S/S Furst Bismarck (1)1890 8,430 gross  AG Vulcan 
 S/S Georgia1890 3,143 gross  Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. 
 S/S Gothia1884 2,381 gross  Raylton Dixon & Co. 
 S/S Hercynia1889 2,630 gross  Armstrong, Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S Hispania1890 2,578 gross  J. C. Tecklenborg 
 S/S Hungaria1884 2,008 gross  Reiherstieg Schiffswerfte & Maschinenfab 
 S/S Italia1889 3,564 gross  Armstrong, Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S Markomannia1890 3,335 gross  Edwards Shipbuilding Co. 
 S/S Moravia1883 3,739 gross  A. & J. Inglis 
 S/S Normannia (2)1890 8,242 gross  Fairfield Shipbuilding & Eng. Co. Ltd. 
 S/S Palatia1894 7,326 gross  AG Vulcan 
 S/S Patria1894 7,118 gross  AG Vulcan 
 S/S Pennsylvania1896 12,891 gross  Harland & Wolff 
 S/S Persia1894 5,857 gross  Harland & Wolff 
 S/S Phoenicia1894 7,155 gross  Blohm & Voss 
 S/S Polaria1882 2,724 gross  C. Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S Polynesia (1)1881 2,196 gross  C. Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S Prussia (1)1893 5,965 gross  Harland & Wolff 
 S/S Rhenania (2)1880 1,846 gross  Dobie & Co. 
 S/S Russia1889 3,908 gross  Laird Bros 
 S/S Scandia1889 4,243 gross  AG Vulcan 
 S/S Scotia1890 2,558 gross  Charles Connell & Co. 
 S/S Sicilia1890 2,922 gross  Charles Connell & Co. 
 S/S Slavonia1883 2,215 gross  Raylton Dixon & Co. 
 S/S Venetia1891 2,822 gross  Reiherstieg Schiffswerfte & Maschinenfab 
 S/S Virginia1891 2,820 gross  Blohm & Voss 
 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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