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45½ kl  Cornelius Blom, Skien, Norway  
 1843 Captain Cornelius Blom  from Skien May 26 to Havre June 13   
 1843 leaving Skien with 120 passengers from Tinn in Telemark (Tinn-Døler) for over Havre travel to the territory of Wisconsin in North America.Atlantic Journey ID 10489
 1843 The passengers paid total 400 Spesidaler for this journey. This included space on the ship, 2½ a Potter Vand (c. 3 liter water), free fuel-wood and cooking apparatus.Atlantic Journey ID 10490
 1843 From Langesund reported some 180 passengers onboard.Atlantic Journey ID 10491
 1843 Some 26 passengers returned to Skien with the Brig VenskabetAtlantic Journey ID 10492
 1843 The two ships Axel & Valborg and Venskabet brought 329 emigrants to Havre. 309 of them followed the American ship Argo, Capt. Antoni to New York leaving June 24 for 50 Fr. Each, that’s 10 Fr more then they expected.Atlantic Journey ID 10505
 1844 August 27 Yarmouth from Skien, Capt. EriksenAtlantic Journey ID 10494
 1845 Captain Cornelius Blom  from Skien to Havre July 3   
 1845 June 28 off Deal (England) from SkienAtlantic Journey ID 10513
 1846 Captain Cornelius Blom  from Skien June 10 to Havre July 3   
 1846 leaving Skien with 105 passengers. Half of them (50) Swedish passengers. (Fraight to America 40 Fr.)Atlantic Journey ID 10495
 1847 Captain Cornelius Blom  from Skien May 8 to Havre May 30   
 1847 leaving Skien with 124 passengersAtlantic Journey ID 10496
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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