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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
294 cl 1859 at Stilnestangen, KragerÝ, Norway Lars Larsen, KragerÝ, Norway  
 1861 Captain Christensen  from Norway to Quebec May 10   
 1868 Captain H. C. Torjussen  from Bergen May 3 to Quebec June 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 Ocean was built in 1859 at Stilenestangen in KragerÝ. She was the bigest ship ever built there. Her tonnage was 617 tons net, 294 Norwegian Commercial lasts. Owner was L. Larsen of KragerÝ. In 1868 the ship Ocean departed from Bergen May 3rd, and arrived at Quebec June 14th. She was carrying 353 passengers. Master was Capt. H.C. Torjussen. The passenger list was archived by the National Archives of Canada [NAC]. The Ocean was lost in the North Atlantic in 1876 on way from Quebec to England with timber.


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