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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
281 cl 1866 at Rinde, Kragerø, Norway Eilert Olsen Rinde, Kragerø, Norway  
 1866 Captain C. Thorbjørnsen  from Kragerø June 27 to Quebec Aug. 23  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 Rinde was built in 1866 in Kragerø for E. Olsen Rinde. She had a burden of 281 Norwegian Commercial lasts or 583 tons. In 1866 Ship Rinde arrived Quebec from Kragerø in ballast. She was carrying 52 steerage passengers and 2 cabin passengers. Rinde was mastered by Capt. Chr. Torbjørnsen and had a crew of 15.

The Rinde, painted between 1888 and 1890. Rigged as a bark.

[Information was submitted by Gunnar Aabo]


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