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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,999 gross 1870 at Glasgow by Robert Duncan & Co. Anchor Line 324.6ft x 35.2ft x 22.3ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1870  Jan. 20, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 4368
 1870  Glasgow  Mar. 11  New York  Mar. 23 The steamship Australia's maiden voyageTransatlantc ID
 1870  Glasgow     New York  May 05 Transatlantc ID
 1870  Glasgow     New York  June 15 Transatlantc ID
 1870  Glasgow     New York  July 29 Transatlantc ID
 1870  Glasgow     New York  Sept. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Glasgow  Apr. 06  New York  Apr. 14 Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in only 8 daysTransatlantc ID
 1873  Master: HeddrwickAtlantic Journey ID 4369
 1875  Liverpool  Mar. 05  Halifax  Mar. 15 Arrival date estimatedTransatlantc ID
 1877  Fitted with compound enginesAtlantic Journey ID 4370
 1880  Glasgow  May 09  New York  May 20 Transatlantc ID
 1881  London  Aug. 11  Halifax  Aug. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1881  London  Sept. 22  Halifax  Oct. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1884  Liverpool     Halifax  Oct. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1892  May 12, sold to Furness Withy & Co. Ltd, West HartlepoolAtlantic Journey ID 4371
 1894  ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 4372
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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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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