Norway Heritage logo
S/S Emeu, Cunard Line Main Page >>

BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
1,538 gross 1853 at Glasgow by Robert Napier & Sons Cunard Line 268.2ft x 36.6ft 
 1853 Aug. 22, launched for Australasian Pacific Mail SP CoAtlantic Journey ID 1465
 1854 Purchased by Cunard for Mediterranean serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1466
 1854 Crimean War transportAtlantic Journey ID 1467
 1856 Mar. 12, first voyage Liverpool - New York routeAtlantic Journey ID 1472
 1857 June 17, chartered by European & AustralianAtlantic Journey ID 1468
 1857 October, stranded on the Nubian coast, repaired in BombayAtlantic Journey ID 1469
 1859 Liverpool - New York route.Atlantic Journey ID 1473
 1859 Sold to P & OAtlantic Journey ID 1474
 1873 Renamed "Winchester" for British owners, converted to sailing shipAtlantic Journey ID 1470
 1880 July 14, wrecked in Macassar StraitsAtlantic Journey ID 1471
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


Emigrant Ship databases

Agents & Shipping lines
Shipping lines, Norwegian agents, authorizations, routes and fleets.

Emigrant ship Arrivals
Trond Austheim's database of emigrant ship arrivals around the world, 1870-1894.

Norwegian departures
100 Years of Emigrant Ships from Norway - indexed by year 1825-1925
Passenger lists
Norwegian Emigrants 1825-1875 Pre 1875 Norwegian emigrants, passenger lists
  >> Steamships
       arranged by shipping line
  >> Sailing ships
  >> Historic Documents
       & passenger lists
  >> The Voyage
  >> Ports - harbors
  >> Yards & Construction
  >> Miscellaneous
  >> Pioneers & Settlements
Images added during the last 14 days
You can add images of ships and other related motives by using the "Upload Image" link within the appropriate category.
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.
10 last postings: