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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,244 gross 1891 at Glasgow by Alexander Stephen & Sons Anchor Line 386ft x 46.3ft 
 1891 Jan. 29, launched for the State LineAtlantic Journey ID 1043
 1891 Aug. 14, maiden voyage for the Allan Line, Glasgow - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1048
 1892 Glasgow - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1049
 1896 Chartered by the Anchor LineAtlantic Journey ID 1044
 1897 Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 1050
 1898 Renamed CalifornianAtlantic Journey ID 1051
 1900 Feb. 25, stranded near Portland, refloatedAtlantic Journey ID 1045
 1901 Renamed "Coamo", for New York & Porto RicoAtlantic Journey ID 1046
 1925 ScrappedAtlantic Journey ID 1047
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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A selection of articles dedicated to help you in your genealogy search for your Norwegian ancestors. Transcripts and pictures of historic documents in connection with the ships and emigration. Also including articles about Pioneers & Norwegian Settlements Around the World
Articles about selected ships ships and special events in their history. Descriptions of some of the great maritime disasters involving emigrant ships, like the wrecking of the steamer Atlantic of the White Star Line, sinking of the ocean liner Empress of Ireland and the Thingvalla line steamer Norge disaster. Check this section if you have an interest in shipwrecks.
This section contains articles describing the transatlantic voyage, the condition of the steerage accommodations and the experience of an ocean travel on an emigrant ship. You will find in-depth studies concerning the emigration process, statistics and facts, and information about the immigration processing centers line Castle Garden and Ellis Island.
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