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Norman Muller
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Posted - 01/03/2018 :  17:46:05  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My father emigrated to the U.S. in February 1925 on board the S/S United States. He left Copenhagen on February 13 and arrived in Oslo on February 14. Three photographs my father took en route show snow covered mountains near the coast. A friend in Oslo says the photos are not like the terrain around Oslo, and I'm wondering if the ship might have stopped in Bergen. Was Bergen a normal port of call on the west bound route?

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jwiborg
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Norway
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Posted - 01/03/2018 :  20:44:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
In 1925, the S/S United States went directly from Oslo to New York. It never went through Bergen, but did during the early years (1903-1905) have a stop in Kristiansand.
Could it be Nova Scotia or Newfoundland?

Could you share the picture?

Edited by - jwiborg on 01/03/2018 20:47:10
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