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159½ kl 1863 at Chicago, Illinois, USA, U.S.A Holm & B. Broch, Drammen, Norway 129ft x 24.7ft x 12ft 
 1866 Captain C. Tønnesen  from Christiania May 12 to Quebec July 2  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1866 Of the passengers came 32 from Christiania, 21 from Hof (Solør, 21 from Ringsaker, 17 from Ringebu, 12 from Åmodt, 10 from Bø, from Skjeberg and Ski and other 88 from other parishes.Atlantic Journey ID 10397
 1866 I average the passenger carried some 20 Spesidaler each. One family from Ringebu carried 1400 SpesidalerAtlantic Journey ID 10398
 1866 September 1 London from Quebec, leaving London Sept. 14 for HelsingørAtlantic Journey ID 10399
 1866 October 29 London from Drammen, Capt. ChristensenAtlantic Journey ID 10400
 1866 November 15 London for Newcastle and Alexandria, Dec. 11 off Godwin: from Newcastle to AlexandriaAtlantic Journey ID 10401
 1867 January 23 Alexandria from Newcastle, leaving March 1 for ConstantinopelAtlantic Journey ID 10402
 1867 July 18 Antwerp from Marinopel, Capt. ChristensenAtlantic Journey ID 10403
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 Vanadis was built in 1863 at Chicago, Illinois. Her tonnage was 332 tons gross, 322 tons net. In 1866 the bark Vanadis departed from Christiania June, and arrived at Quebec July 2nd. She was sailing in ballast, and was carrying 204 steerage passengers and 1 cabin passenger. Two women died on the voyage, one of phthisis, one of chronic diarrhoea, both had been ill long before the voyage. There was one birth on the voyage. The ship was mastered by Capt. C. Tommesen and had a crew of 10. (334,66 tons)


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