Norway Heritage logo
S/S Suevia, Hamburg America Line Main Page >>

BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,609 gross 1874 at Greenock by Caird & Co. Hamburg America Line 360.3ft x 41ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1874  Launched June 1Atlantic Journey ID 2996
 1874  Oct. 20, maiden voyage Hamburg-Havre-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2997
 1886  Hamburg     New York  Mar. 29 693 passengersTransatlantc ID
 1889       New York  Apr. 14 Arrived at 03:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1889       New York  Oct. 01 Capt. Ludvig, arrived at 12:00 noonTransatlantc ID
 1892  Hamburg     New York  May 14 Passengers from Bergen by feeder ship 1892-04-26Transatlantc ID
 1892  Hamburg     New York  Aug. 06 Passengers from Bergen by feeder ship 1892-07-19 for HamburgTransatlantc ID
 1893       Montreal  Apr. 30 Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg     New York  Oct. 14 Captain Bauer, arrived in New York at 07:00 morningTransatlantc ID
 1894  Mar. 10, first voyage Naples-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2998
 1896  Sold to French owners, renamed "Quatre Amis"Atlantic Journey ID 2999
 1898  Stranded in R Scheldt near Antwerp, scrappedAtlantic Journey ID 3000
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


Emigrant Ship databases

Agents & Shipping lines
Shipping lines, Norwegian agents, authorizations, routes and fleets.

Emigrant ship Arrivals
Trond Austheim's database of emigrant ship arrivals around the world, 1870-1894.

Norwegian departures
100 Years of Emigrant Ships from Norway - indexed by year 1825-1925
Passenger lists
Norwegian Emigrants 1825-1875 Pre 1875 Norwegian emigrants, passenger lists
  >> Steamships
       arranged by shipping line
  >> Sailing ships
  >> Historic Documents
       & passenger lists
  >> The Voyage
  >> Ports - harbors
  >> Yards & Construction
  >> Miscellaneous
  >> Pioneers & Settlements
Images added during the last 14 days
You can add images of ships and other related motives by using the "Upload Image" link within the appropriate category.
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.
10 last postings: