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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
349 kl 1848 at Baltimore, U.S.A Joh. Bruu, Tønsberg, Norway  
 1867 Captain Fredrik Føyn  from Christiania Apr. 25 to Quebec June 7  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1868 Fredrikstad to Melbourne Sept   
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

The Dagmar was built in 1848 at Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Owner was J. Bruu of Tønsberg. Her tonnage was 349 Norwegian Commercial lasts. In 1867 the Dagmar departed from Christiania Apr. 25, and arrived at Quebec June 7. She was carrying 372 passengers. There had been several deaths on the voyage. Mastered by Capt. Fredr. Foyn.

Newspaper announcement from "Hamar Stiftstidende", Dec. 14th 1866. The announcement is for the Aucharis [Eucharis] and the Dagmar. It says the Aucharis crossed the year before using 34 days across the Atlantic. The Dagmar, 349 Commercial lasts, with a high between deck, with illumination from the sides and roof, like on the steamships, mastered by Capt Fredr. Foyn, is intended to sail from Christiania with emigrants in fall of April. The fee is 15 Speciedaler for adults, children 8 - 14 years old 8 Spd. and children between 1 - 8 years old 5 Spd. There is an other additional 1 Spd. in landing money for each passenger. An interpreter will follow all the way to Chicago. Cabins available. Enrolling and additional information, as a photo of the ship can be seen at the undersigned. N. Petersen.


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