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75½ kl  Fredrik H. Blom, Brevik, Norway  
 1843 Captain F. H. Blom  from Skien - Langesund June 5 to Havre   
 1843 leaving Langesund with 190 passengers for over Havre de Grace (France) sail to North AmericaAtlantic Journey ID 10506
 1843 The two ships Axel & Valborg and Venskabet brought 329 emigrants to Havre. 309 of them followed the American ship Argo, Capt. Antoni to New York leaving June 24 for 50 Fr. Each, that’s 10 Fr more then they expected.Atlantic Journey ID 10507
 1843 Some 29 passengers returned to Skien early July with VenskabetAtlantic Journey ID 10508
 1843 June 26 leaving Havre for SkienAtlantic Journey ID 10509
 1844 March 21 Honfleur from Skien, Capt. BlomAtlantic Journey ID 10510
 1845 August 14 Havre from SkienAtlantic Journey ID 10514
 1845 September 10 Jersey from PorsgrundAtlantic Journey ID 10517
 1847 Captain F. H. Blom  from Skien June 8 to Havre June 29   
 1847 leaving Skien with 160 emigrants for over Havre sail to AmericaAtlantic Journey ID 10511
 1847 August 28 Penzance from LangesundAtlantic Journey ID 10512
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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