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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
 1855 at Medford, Mass., U.S.A by Hayden & Cudworth   
 1871 Captain Ole Helliesen  from Stavanger May 13 to Quebec July 14  Passenger list: Passenger list 
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 ship Nordens Dronning was owned by K°hler & Co in Stavanger. This ship is referred to as a clipper ship. In 1871 the Nordens Dronning departed from Christiania on May 13th, and sailed for Stavanger. She departed from Stavanger on May 26th, and arrived at Quebec July 14th. She was sailing in ballast, and was carrying 9 cabin and 397 steerage passengers. There was one birth and five deaths on the voyage. When the ship arrived at the quarantine station on Grosse ╬le on July 9th, 13 were sick after an outbreak of scarlet fever. The ship was detained in quarantine for 5 days. The Nordens Droning was mastered by Capt. Ole Helliesen and a crew of 22. Her tonnage was 1084 tons. The passenger list was archived by the National Archives of Canada [NAC].


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