In 1870 the ship Josephine departed from Christiania Apr. 27th, and arrived at Quebec June 22nd. She sailed in ballast, and was carrying 310 steerage passengers and 10 cabin passengers. All well at arrival. There had been one birth on the voyage. The total of the fares, for 179 adults, 96 children 4 -14 years old and 45 under 4 years old was 2381.3 Speciedaler. The ship was mastered by Capt. H. Smith, and had a crew of 19. Her tonnage was 416 Norwegian Commercial lasts
in 1873 the Josephine departed from Laurvig June 19th, and arrived at Quebec Aug. 25th. She was sailing in ballast, and was carrying 3 cabin and 221 steerage passengers. She arrived to the quarantine station at Grosse Īle and was inspected on August 21st.
There had been one birth at sea, and two deaths from non-contagious
diseases. On arrival there were found seven cases of varioloid amongst the
passengers. All the passengers were landed, and performed five days
quarantine. The vessel also underwent the usual process of cleansing and
disinfection. Master was Capt. Smith, and she had a crew of 18.