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3,446 gross 1857 at Glasgow by Tod & McGregor Kroneline 352.6ft x 41.5ft 
Nemesis - P&O steamship
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) steamship built 1857 by Tod & McGregor at Glasgow. Sold to Peter Denny in 1869. Chartered to the Cunard Line in 1869. Charter to the Inman Line in 1871. Chartered to North German Lloyd of Bremen in 1872. Charter to the Colonial Line in 1877. In 1879 she was renamed Perussia, and in 1880 reverted to her previous name . She went to Adamson & Rowlandson in 1881 and was chartered to the Thames & Mersey Line . In 1882 she was chartered to the Royal Netherlands Steamship Co. She was scrapped in 1891. The image is from an old photograph and shows her after having been damaged by a cyclone at Calcutta.
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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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