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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
207 kl 1865 at Kragerø, Norway Chr. Gjerløff, Kragerø, Norway 144ft x 30.2ft 
 1866 March 22 Newcastle for Trondheim, Capt. FalkenbergAtlantic Journey ID 7336
 1866 Captain J. Falchenberg  from Trondheim May 26 to Quebec July 18  Passenger list: Passenger list 
 1866 July 8 Spoken, for Quebec with emigrants (unknown where)Atlantic Journey ID 7337
 1866 Sept. 14 off Pill: from Quebec to Bristol with dry plankAtlantic Journey ID 7338
 1866 Nov. 29 leaving Cardiff for Victoria HarbourAtlantic Journey ID 7339
 1867 June 17 Port Victor (South Australia) for England, Capt. FalkenbergAtlantic Journey ID 7340
 1867 June 20 leaving Adelaide for LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 7341
 1867 Oct. 16 Liverpool from AdelaideAtlantic Journey ID 7342
 1868 Feb 9 leaving Liverpool for Adelaide, Capt Martinsen/MortensenAtlantic Journey ID 7343
 1868 June 10 Adelaide from LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 7344
 1868 July 9 leaving Adelaide for CallaoAtlantic Journey ID 7345
 1868 Oct 19 loading in Chinchas for DunkerqueAtlantic Journey ID 7346
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 bark Vidfarne was built in 1865 at Kragerø, Norway. Her tonnage was 207 Norwegian Commercial lasts, 434 net tons. She was mastered by J. Falkenberg. In 1866 she departed from Trondheim on May 26th, and arrived at Quebec on July 18th. She was sailing ballast, and was carrying 225 steerage passengers and 9 cabin passengers. It was a smooth voyage. She was mastered by Capt. Falkenberg, and had a crew of 13.

The Crew was listed on the last page of the passenger list:
1. J. Falkenberg - age 42
2. J. Elferson - age 27
3. Hans P. Wang - age 22
4. Torjus Larsen - age 38½
5. Johan Laurits Bugge - age 23
6. Knud Nielsen - age 24
7. Henrik Jensen - age 20½
8. Niels Gundersen - age 19
9. Hans c. M. Kofoed - age 19
10. Carl Johan Hartlander - age 20
11. Frits Odin Rasmussen - age 18
12. Carl Nicolai - age 20
13. Torsten Tofte - age 19

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