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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
932 gross 1872 at Bergen, Norway by Bergens Mekaniske Værksted The Norwegian American Steamship Company  190.4ft x 29.3ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1872  Launched for the Peter Jebsen owned "Det Norske Lloyd"Atlantic Journey ID 4792
 1872  Bergen - other to New York   
 1873  August 19, departed Havre for New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4794
 1873  Chartered to the Norwegian American S.S. Co.Atlantic Journey ID 4793
 1873  Bergen Apr. 16 - New York May 6   
 1873  Bergen  Apr. 16  New York  May 05 Transatlantc ID
 1912  ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 4795
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 "Frithjof" (Norske Lloyd) was an iron construction with one funnel, two masts, single screw, and a service speed of 10 knots.

Newspaper announcement from "Correspondenten" 28.02.1873


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