The Flora was built in 1857 at Drammen, Norway. Owned by G. Samuelsen 1871. Originally rigged as a ship, but later as a bark. She was wrecked in November 1872 at Fakse Bugt, Denmark. In 1864 she was mastered by Capt. Ths. Nauman. Captain Nauman is also mentioned in the advertisement for the 1867 departure to
"Ship Flora's departure postponed to Wednesday May 3rd in accordance to the passengers' wishes. Space still available for passengers, please address.
Drammen April 22, 1871
P. Lz. Aass"|
In 1867 the bark Flora departed from Drammen May 3, and arrived at Quebec June 11. She was mastered by Capt. I. O. Maunlin. In 1869 the Flora departed Drammen May 5, and arrived at Quebec June 20. She was sailing in ballast, and was carrying 233 (*Quebec customs notes, 223 passengers) steerage passengers. Two infants died of cold and debility on the voyage. She was mastered by Capt. I. O. Maunlin, with a crew of 14. In 1870 the bark Flora departed from Drammen May 5, and arrived at Quebec June 24. She was sailing in ballast, and was carrying 180 steerage passengers. There was one birth on the voyage, on May 26th,
child of Hans Torgersen Saartad (40) and Marthe Sandatter (39). On June 12th, Christopher Torgersen (66), the husband of Thoren Gundersdatter (68), died from of phthisis (phthisis = wasting away, TB?). The Flora was mastered by Capt. I. O. Maulin, with a crew of 14. Her tonnage was 437.35 tons. In 1871 the Flora departed from Drammen May 3, and arrived at Quebec June 23rd. She was sailing in ballast, and was carrying 176 steerage passengers, 108 adults [over 14], 57 children between 1 and 14, and 11 infants. She arrived to the quarantine station at Grosse ╬le on June 22nd There are not any notes on the passenger list about births or deaths. Mastered by Captain I. O. Maulin, with a crew of 14.