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299 kl 1838 at Boston, Mass., U.S.A H. Henrichsen & Søn, Christiania, Norway  
 1857 April 8 Yarmouth from Christiania, Capt. BackerAtlantic Journey ID 7460
 1857 April 16 Gravesend from ChristianiaAtlantic Journey ID 7461
 1857 June 20 leaving London for Middlesbro and QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 7462
 1857 Aug 21 Spoken at 55º N 32º W by a steamship from Quebec - LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 7463
 1857 Oct. 10 Quebec from MiddlesbroAtlantic Journey ID 7464
 1857 Nov. 17 leaving Quebec for LondonAtlantic Journey ID 7465
 1857 Dec. 24 off Deal: from Quebec to LondonAtlantic Journey ID 7466
 1858 Jan. 22 leaving London for Christinia, Capt. BackerAtlantic Journey ID 7467
 1858 Captain L. Backer  from Christiania May 8 to Quebec July 3   
 1858 May 8 leaving Christiania for Quebec in ballastAtlantic Journey ID 7468
 1858 July 3 Quebec from ChristianiaAtlantic Journey ID 7469
 1858 August 3 leaving Quebec for Liverpool, arrived there Sept. 27Atlantic Journey ID 7470
 1858 Nov. 10 off Penzance from Liverpool to ChristianiaAtlantic Journey ID 7472
 1858 Dec. 4 Christiania from Liverpool with saltAtlantic Journey ID 7473
 1859 April 15 Liverpool from Christiania, Capt. BackerAtlantic Journey ID 7474
 1859 May 14 leaving Liverpool for CansoAtlantic Journey ID 7475
 1859 Aug. 7 leaving Quebec for SunderlandAtlantic Journey ID 7476
 1859 Oct. 2 off Dover; from Quebec to Sunderland. Oct. 9 SunderlandAtlantic Journey ID 7477
 1860 March 24 Newport from Cartagena, Capt. Backer Atlantic Journey ID 7479
 1860 June 16 New York from Cardiff, loading for QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 7480
 1860 Aug. 4 Quebec from New York Atlantic Journey ID 7481
 1860 Aug. 28 Quebec for LondonAtlantic Journey ID 7482
 1860 October 3 off Deal; from Quebec. Oct. 5 Gravensend/London, leaving Nov. 1 for ChristianiaAtlantic Journey ID 7484
 1861 April 5 Christiania from Risør in ballast, Capt. BackerAtlantic Journey ID 7486
 1861 April 20 leaving Christiania for England with timberAtlantic Journey ID 7487
 1861 May 16 Newcastle loading for QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 7488
 1861 July 28 Quebec from NewcastleAtlantic Journey ID 7489
 1861 Sept. 18 leaving Quebec for LondonAtlantic Journey ID 7490
 1861 Nov. 6 Gravesend/London from QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 7491
 1861 Dec. 23 Shields from London leaving Newcastle Jan. 14 for Genua and LivornoAtlantic Journey ID 7492
 1862 March 29 Genua from NewcastleAtlantic Journey ID 7494
 1862 July 19 off Øresund; from Torrevieja for Riga with saltAtlantic Journey ID 7495
 1863 July 1 Bolderaa, Latvia; lost anchor in storm while loading. Is under sail.Atlantic Journey ID 7496
 1863 Oct. 18 in Spezzia, Capt WingeAtlantic Journey ID 7497
 1864 Jan. 27 Kobbervig, Bergen; from TrapaniAtlantic Journey ID 7498
 1864 Captain R. Winge  from Bergen Mars 30 to Quebec June 8   
 1864 June 8 Quebec from BergenAtlantic Journey ID 7499
 1864 July 26 leaving Quebec for GrangemouthAtlantic Journey ID 7500
 1864 October 13 Grangemouth from Quebec, leaving Oct. 31 for ChristianiaAtlantic Journey ID 7501
 1864 Nov. 2 Christiania from GrangemouthAtlantic Journey ID 7503
 1865 May 5 Waterford from ChristianiaAtlantic Journey ID 7504
 1865 June 7 leaving Waterford for QuebecAtlantic Journey ID 7505
 1865 July 25 Quebec from WaterfordAtlantic Journey ID 7506
 1865 Aug. 18 Quebec for Havre with timber, Capt. WingeAtlantic Journey ID 7507
 1865 Oct. 11 Havre from Quebec, reported heavy contrary winds Atlantic Journey ID 7508
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


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