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139kl 1838 at Kragerø, Norway Henrich Biørn jr., Kragerø, Norway  
 1843 Captain Jacob Thorbjørnsen  from Skien - Havre June 5 to New York Aug. 28  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1845 Captain Jacob Thorbjørnsen  from Kragerø July 15 to New York Sep. 4  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1847 Captain J. Thorbjørnsen  from Antwerp May 5 to New York June 25   
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges

The bark Æolus of Kragerø sailed with emigrants from Kragerø to America in 1843 and 1845. In 1843 she was carrying 126 passengers and in 1845 she crossed with 136 passengers. Master was I Torbjørnsen.


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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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