Capt. Skjødt from Copenhagen with 460 emigrants. Some 243 embarked in Christiania and another 243 in Christiansand. Total 788 passengers. Cargo from Christiania 312.000-kilo wood pulp and 560-kilo chees.
Capt. Laub, from Christiania some 260 emigrants embarked and a cargo of 481.000-kilo wood pulp, 120.000-kilo chemical pulp loaded. In Christiansand another 180 emigrants embarked. Total 778 persons followed the ship.
M followed with an arrow () = Confirmed connects Passenger list is usually dated 1 - 2 days after arrival
This register is built from telegrams sent from the arrival ports to the local newspapers in Norway. The purpose of these telegrams were to tell the folks back home that the journey had been safe, and that all was well with the emigrants on board.
Reference to newspapers used: Morgenbladet, Christiania Intelegenssedler, Dagbladet, Verdens Gang, Trondhjems Adresseavis, Bergens Tidende and other newspapers.
Blue Riband of the North Atlantic in 1887: Steamship Umbria record crossing Queenstown - New York in 6 days, 4 hours and 34 min. ( 2.800 nm )
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.