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109 kl 1853 at Bergen, Norway C. Gerh. Ameln, Bergen, Norway  
 1853 April 9, launched on the shipyard BradbŠnken together with Bark LauraAtlantic Journey ID 8735
 1853 Captain Premierl°itenant E. Tidemann  from Bergen May 17 to New York July 19  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1853 July 26 leaving New York for OdessaAtlantic Journey ID 8736
 1853 Oct. 7 Constantinople from New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 8737
 1853 Oct. 19 Odessa from New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 8738
 1853 Nov. 8 Odessa for QueenstownAtlantic Journey ID 8739
 1854 Feb. 11 Dover; from Constantinople for BergenAtlantic Journey ID 8740
 1854 Feb. 16 leaving DoverAtlantic Journey ID 8741
 1854 Feb. 25 Bergen from Odessa with Rye damaged by the sea. Sever damage after storm in the NorthAtlantic Journey ID 8742
 1854 March 3 Name plate with inscription Olav Kyrre washed ashore Wyk aan Zee on the NetherlandsAtlantic Journey ID 8743
 1854 Aug. 12 Messina from Venice, returning to Messina, Capt. HeltbergAtlantic Journey ID 8744
 1854 Sept. 14 Venice for ConstantinopleAtlantic Journey ID 8745
 1855 Oct. 31 from Sundsvall to London with timber, Capt. SelvigAtlantic Journey ID 8746
 1856 Aug. 8 Gloucester for CardiffAtlantic Journey ID 8747
 1856 Dec. 2 Genoa from Bergen, Capt. RoggeAtlantic Journey ID 8748
 1857 June 21. Deal, England: from Fredrikshald to Rochefort. Capt. AndersenAtlantic Journey ID 8749
 1857 Sept. 14 leaving Waterford for BergenAtlantic Journey ID 8750
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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