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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
250 kl 1851 at Bath, Main, U.S., U.S.A Gott. Thomsen, Bergen, Norway  
 1864 Captain P. Arnesen  from Troms° May 15 to Quebec June 27   
 1865 Captain P. Arnesen  from Trondheim May 14 to Quebec July 3  Passenger list: Passenger list 
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Bark Bergen
Bark Bergen. - Painter: unknown - Source: Bergens Sj°fartsmuseum - License: contact owner

In 1864 the Bergen departed from Troms° on May 15th and arrived at Quebec on June 27th. According to a report in the newspaper "Correspondenten" on April 4, she was carrying about 250 passengers. Because the National Archives of Canada [NAC] did not start the archiving of passenger lists before 1865, and the Norwegian emigration records did not start before 1867, there is no surviving passenger list for this voyage in any of those archives. Timeline to records. In 1865 the Bergen departed from Trondheim in May, and arrived at Quebec on July 6th. She was mastered by Capt. Arnesen, and was carrying 306 passengers.


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