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109½ kl 1832 at Luleå, Sweden E. Børresen, Drammen, Norway  
 1846 December 23 Arrived New York from Rotterdam with passengers also with losses of sail and other damages.Atlantic Journey ID 10604
 1847 January 16 loading in New York for Rotterdam and leaving January 26 with Rye, Tobacco, Meal and Rice (value $4500)Atlantic Journey ID 10605
 1847 April 12 off Deal, England: from New York to RotterdamAtlantic Journey ID 10606
 1847 Captain J. A. Jacobsen  from Rotterdam c. June 8 to New York June 30   
 1847 June 13 off Falmouth, England: from Rotterdam to New York Atlantic Journey ID 10607
 1847 June 30 New York from Rotterdam with Passengers, leaving in July for Liverpool with Corn (value $4000)Atlantic Journey ID 10608
 1848 February 25, damage to the rig and ship in a storm at 47º 26N 8º 24W (Celtric Sea)Atlantic Journey ID 10599
 1848 February 27 Captain Jacobsen decided to seek a harbour of refugee in the coast of England. Atlantic Journey ID 10600
 1848 February 27-29 spotted the wreck of English ship Waratah and rescued 2 of its passengers. The Captain of ship Waratah and a Crew of 11 were washed overboard while trying to rescue them the following days.Atlantic Journey ID 10601
 1848 February 30 arrived harbour of refugee and for repairs in Dartmouth, EnglandAtlantic Journey ID 10602
 1848 Captain Jacobsen received a Gold Medal and the Crew some £20 from the English admiralty for heroism saving passengers from a wrecked ship in Storm. Atlantic Journey ID 10603
 1849 Drammen, May 10. A lot of families from the mountain areas, some from Hallingdal meeting up in Drammen for on 4 ships leaving for the Prairies in America this yearAtlantic Journey ID 10609
 1849 Captain J. A. Jacobsen  from Drammen June 2 to New York July 26   
 1849 Leaving Drammen June 2 with Iron and some 100 passengersAtlantic Journey ID 10610
 1849 August 22 - October 6, loading Cotton and Rice ($1300) in New York for Rotterdam, leaving October 9Atlantic Journey ID 10611
 1849 December 3 leaving Rotterdam, and Helvoet for DrammenAtlantic Journey ID 10614
 1851 Gothenburg C. June 20 to New York Aug 5   
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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