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 S/SPeter Jebsen18721 268 gross   232ft x 30.3ftThe Norwegian American Steamship Company
 S/SHarald Haarfagre18722 084 gross   294ft x 36.2ft x 27ftThe Norwegian American Steamship Company
 S/SKong Sverre18732 386 gross   310ft x 37ft x 26.3ftThe Norwegian American Steamship Company
 S/SHaakon Adelsteen18731 403 gross   250ft x 32.2ft x 17.5ft (24.4ft)The Norwegian American Steamship Company

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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
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Articles
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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