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 "Domino" (1) was built in 1877 by Schlesinger, Davis & Co. in Newcastle, for the Wilson Line of Hull. She had a tonnage of 937 tons gross, 662 under deck and 610 net.
She was an iron construction with a single screw, 3 masts, schooner rigged. She had 2 decks,
4 bulkheads and 2 partial bulkheads. Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of
30 & 58 in. diameter respectively, stroke 33 inches. The engine dlivered 120 horsepower, it was built by Amos & Smith in Hull.
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.