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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
2,911 gross 1868 at Glasgow by Tod & McGregor Inman Line 354.4ft x 42.5ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1868  December, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 3150
 1869  Maiden voyage Liverpool - Queenstown - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 3154
 1871  Liverpool     New York  June 12 Transatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool     New York  July 18 Transatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 20 Agent Hr. D. Connelly, ChristianiaTransatlantc ID
 1871  Liverpool     New York  Sept. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  Mar. 31 Arrived in New York at 08:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1872  Liverpool     New York  Aug. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  May 13 Transatlantc ID
 1873  Liverpool     New York  June 16 Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool     New York  Apr. 29 Transatlantc ID
 1874  Liverpool     New York  July 14 Transatlantc ID
 1875  Liverpool  July 22  New York  Aug. 02 Transatlantc ID
 1878  Sold to Dominion Line, renamed BrooklynAtlantic Journey ID 3151
 1879  Lengthened to 400 feet, new tonnage: 4,215 gross, fitted with compound engines by J. & J. Thomson, GlasgowAtlantic Journey ID 3152
 1885  Nov. 8, wrecked on Anticosti Island, no lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 3153
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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