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Authorization & Routes
 Via Fredrikshavn and Bremen to New York or Baltimore and on to the final destination 
 Fleet 1879Built Tonnage Shipyard
 S/S America1862 2,752 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Baltimore1868 2,321 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Berlin1867 2,333 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Braunschweig1873 3,079 gross  Robert Steele & Co. 
 S/S Donau1868 2,896 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Frankfurt1869 2,582 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S General Werder1874 3,020 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Graf Bismarck1870 2,406 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Habsburg1875 3,094 gross  Earle‘s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. 
 S/S Hannover (1)1869 2,571 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Hermann1865 2,873 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Hohenstaufen1873 3,098 gross  Earle‘s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. 
 S/S Hohenzollern (1)1873 3,092 gross  Earle‘s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. 
 S/S Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm1870 2,387 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Köln (1)1870 2,555 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Leipzig1869 2,388 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Main (1)1868 3,087 gross  Caird & Co. 
      Departure/portArrive Corresponding ship departure
      BremenNew York1879-11-13 S/S Kong SigurdChristiania - Arendal1879-10-25
      BremenNew York1879-11-13 S/S BaldurChristiania - Larvik - Fredrikshavn1879-10-30
 S/S Mosel1872 3,125 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Neckar (1)1873 3,120 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Nurnberg1873 3,068 gross  Robert Steele & Co. 
 S/S Oder1873 3,265 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Ohio1868 2,398 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Rhein (1)1868 2,901 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Salier1874 3,083 gross  Earle‘s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. 
 S/S Strassburg1872 3,025 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Weser (2)1867 2,870 gross  Caird & Co. 
 This list might not be a complete list of all the ships in the fleet.

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