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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
6,059 gross 1907 at Birkenhead by Laird Bros Red Star Line 429.9ft x 46.3ft 
 1892 Oct. 6, launched for British & North Atlantic Co. as cargo steamerAtlantic Journey ID 7311
 1899 Fitted for passenger accommodationAtlantic Journey ID 7312
 1899 First voyage for Dominion Line, Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 7313
 1907 March 8, first voyage as charter for Red Star Line, Antwerp - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 7314
 1910 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 7315
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

Cambroman, seen as an accommodation ship at Antwerp.
Cambroman, seen as an accommodation ship at Antwerp.
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This ship sailed with emigrant passengers for the Dominion Line from 1899, mainly between Liverpool and Quebec, Montreal or Portland. In 1907 she was chartered by the Red Star Line for transatlantic voyages between Antwerp and New York. On this picture the ship is shown at Antwerp where she served as an accommodation ship for English black-legs which had been brought from London to break the dockers' strike at Antwerp 1907. ("Logement des rats Anglais - Logement der Engelsche ratten")


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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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