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123 kl 1848 Ths. Knoph, KragerÝ, Norway  
 1848 Captain Ove C. Krog  from KragerÝ May 28 to New York July 8   
 1848 May 27 rigged and ready for departures tomorrow with 113 emigrants. Agent Ths. Krogh, KragerÝ. Fraight $2400Atlantic Journey ID 10464
 1848 August 9 New York for Charlestown in ballastAtlantic Journey ID 10465
 1848 August 23 Charlestown from New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 10466
 1848 October 3 leaving Charlestown for Northern EuropeAtlantic Journey ID 10467
 1849 April 25 New York from Palermo loading Potash and Cotton ($2500) for Rotterdam, leaving June 27Atlantic Journey ID 10468
 1849 August 8 Helvoet from New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 10469
 1849 September 5 leaving Helvoet for KragerÝAtlantic Journey ID 10470
 1850 Captain Ove C. Krog  from KragerÝ May 16 to New York June 29  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1850 To New York with 124 emigrants, Most of them from Bratsberg Amt (Vestfold). (Fraight$2600).Atlantic Journey ID 10471
 1850 July 6 Leaving New York for Quebec in ballast, arriving there July 26Atlantic Journey ID 10472
 1851 February 10 Calais from GothenburgAtlantic Journey ID 10473
 1851 March 7 leaving Calais for KragerÝAtlantic Journey ID 10474
 1851 Captain Eilert Olsen  from KragerÝ May 24 to New York July 15  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1851 Arrived New York with passenmgers and Iron, fraight $1430Atlantic Journey ID 10475
 1851 July 24 leaving New York for Quebec in ballastAtlantic Journey ID 10476
 1851 August 30 Quebec for Gloucester, arrived Pill Oct. 3, Gloucester Oct. 6Atlantic Journey ID 10477
 1851 October 31 leaving Glocester for Cardiff, Nov. 17 leaving for CadizAtlantic Journey ID 10478
 1851 November 25 Cadiz (Spain) from CardiffAtlantic Journey ID 10479
 1851 December 21 Cadiz for Torrevicja (Spain, loading Torevieja-salt)Atlantic Journey ID 10480
 1852 Captain Eilert Olsen  from KragerÝ to New York Aug. 15   
 1852 Arrived New York with 149 passengers. Fraight 2000.Atlantic Journey ID 10481
 1852 August 21 leaving New York for Quebec in ballast, arrived there Sept. 16,loading for LondonAtlantic Journey ID 10482
 1852 October 7 Quebec for London, Nov. 1 off Deal, Nov. 20 Gravesend/LondonAtlantic Journey ID 10483
 1852 December 10 leaving London for NorwayAtlantic Journey ID 10484
 1853 Captain Eilert Olsen  from KragerÝ to Quebec July 21   
 1853 August 13 leaving Quebec for Belfast, arrived there Sept. 18Atlantic Journey ID 10485
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 brig Alert sailed with emigrants from KragerÝ to new York for a number of years. First recorded sailing was in 1848 when she was mastered by capt. Krogh. She arrived to New York on July 8th. The passenger list is archived by NARA, and is filmed; Roll no. 73 list no. 717. In 1850 she arrived at New York on June 29th. She was sailing in ballast, carrying 146 steerage passengers. The voyage from KragerÝ had taken 42 days. Master was capt. Krogh. In 1851 she was mastered by capt. Eilert Olsen from KragerÝ with 155 passengers and arrived at New York on July 15th.


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