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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
21,455 gross 1926 at Hamburg by Blohm & Voss Hamburg America Line 602.5ft x 78.7ft 
 1926 Oct. 26, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2704
 1927 Apr. 1, maiden voyage Hamburg-Southampton-Cherbourg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2705
 1929 Re-engined, new service speed: 19 knotsAtlantic Journey ID 2706
 1934 Rebuilt to 645.6ft length, new tonnage: 22,337 gross, service speed now 20 knotsAtlantic Journey ID 2707
 1940 Accommodation ship at KielAtlantic Journey ID 2708
 1945 Apr. 3, capsized during air attack on KielAtlantic Journey ID 2709
 1947 RefloatedAtlantic Journey ID 2710
 1949 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 2711
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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