Rhea (ex Hringhorn), Norwegian emigrant ship.
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The Rhea (ex. "Bringhorn" or "Hringhorn") had a burden of 326 Norwegian Commercial lasts
. The between deck
was 8 feet high.
In 1866 the bark
Rhea departed from Drammen on May 1st, and arrived at Quebec on June 9th. She was sailing in ballast, and was carrying 341 steerage
passengers. 3 children died from debility on the voyage, on May 20, Johannes 6 months, son of Isak Skaadeshaugen 24, and Anne 20 May 15, infant, child of Johannes Rise 30. and Justina [?] 28 June 3, Ricka, 6 yr child of Engebreth Hansen 31, and Anne 28. On May 3, there was a birth "Anne Marie", parents not named. The Rhea was mastered by Capt. Søren Christensen, mates Larsen and Lund, she had a crew of 16. In 1867 she departed from Christiania May 5th, and arrived at Quebec June 24th. In 1871 the bark Rhea departed from Tvedestrand Apr. 30th, and arrived at Quebec on June 27th. She was sailing in ballast, and was carrying 175 steerage passengers. There was one death from chronic diarrhoea on the voyage, Karen age 2, daughter of Jørgen Nielsmundsen Tangen (31) and his wife Anne Svenningsdatter (28). This year the Rhea was mastered by Capt. Hans Jensen and had a crew of 10. The list was signed by the British Vice Consul, Fritz Smith.