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Authorization & Routes
 Via Hull to Liverpool and from there to New York and on to the final destination 
 Liverpool - Queenstown - New York 
 Fleet 1888Built Tonnage Shipyard
 S/S City of Berlin1874 5,491 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S City of Chester1873 4,566 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S City of Chicago1883 5,202 gross  Charles Connell & Co. 
 S/S City of New York (3)1888 10,499 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S City of Richmond1873 4,607 gross  Tod & McGregor 
 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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