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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,335 gross 1873 at Philadelphia by W. Cramp & Sons Red Star Line 343ft x 43ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1873  March 25, launched for the American LineAtlantic Journey ID 7003
 1873  Oct. 27, maiden voyage Philadelphia - Queenstown - LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 7004
 1889  Mar. 6, chartered by Red Star Line, Antwerp - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 7005
 1889  Antwerp     New York  Mar. 21 Chartered from the Americanr LineTransatlantc ID
 1891  Rebuilt: fitted with triple expansion engines by James Howden, GlasgowAtlantic Journey ID 7006
 1898  SoldAtlantic Journey ID 7007
 1909  Wrecked at Cape Tosco, MexicoAtlantic Journey ID 7008
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


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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.
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