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Corresponding ships
for the S/S Rollo (1) journey 1889-03-15 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull
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 MSteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
 S/S Celtic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-23  
 S/S FrankfurtNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Montevideo 1889-03-23  
 S/S Kronprinz Friedrich WilhelmNorddeutscher Lloyd   1889-03-23 Bahia 03-23 
 S/S Polynesia (1)Hamburg America Line  New York 1889-03-23 Capt. Franck, arrived at 19:00 evening 
 S/S PreussenNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-23  
 S/S DevoniaAnchor LineGlasgow 1889-03-14 New York 1889-03-24  
 S/S ParisianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-03-14 Halifax 1889-03-24 Londonderry - Portland 
 S/S EmsNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-25  
 S/S SiberianAllan LineGlasgow 1889-03-15 Halifax 1889-03-26 Londonderry - Portland 
 S/S State of NebraskaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-03-26  
 S/S HermannNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-03-27  
 S/S NederlandRed Star LineAntwerp  Philadelphia 1889-03-27  
 S/S British PrincessAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-03-28  
 S/S RhynlandRed Star LineAntwerp  New York 1889-03-28  
 S/S City of ChesterInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-29  
S/S GermanicWhite Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-29 Arrived in the morning 
 S/S TraveNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-29  
 S/S Köln (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen  Montevideo 1889-03-30  
S/S VancouverDominion LineLiverpool 1889-03-21 Halifax 1889-03-30 Londonderry - Portland 
 S/S AlaskaGuion LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-31  
 S/S Aurania (1)Cunard LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-31  
 S/S CataloniaCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1889-04-01  
 S/S OhioAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-04-01  
 S/S Circassia (1)Anchor LineGlasgow 1889-03-25 New York 1889-04-02  
 S/S FuldaNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-04-02  
 S/S Main (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-04-03  
 S/S City of BerlinInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-04-04 Also reported arrive 1889-04-05 
 S/S GalliaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-03-26 New York 1889-04-04  
 S/S LahnNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-04-04  
 S/S Adriatic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-04-05  
 S/S ObdamHolland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-04-05  
 S/S State of IndianaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-04-05  
 S/S DanmarkThingvalla LineChristiania 1889-03-21  1889-04-06 Captain Knudsen, left Christiania with 137 passengers. Cargo: 604.700kg wood pulp, 28.950kg ropes, 114 barrels of herring and 5.600kg skin. The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic after having damages to her engine. 
 S/S UmbriaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-03-30 New York 1889-04-06  
 S/S BayernNorddeutscher LloydBremen   1889-04-07 Arrived at Colombo 
 S/S CephaloniaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-03-28 Boston 1889-04-08  
 S/S EthiopiaAnchor LineGlasgow 1889-03-28 New York 1889-04-08  
 S/S Lord GoughAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-04-08  
 S/S MunchenNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Montevideo 1889-04-08  
 S/S PeruvianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-03-28 Halifax 1889-04-09 Londonderry - Baltimore 
 S/S ElbeNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-04-10  
 S/S HabsburgNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Adeleide 1889-04-10  
 S/S City of Paris (2)Inman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-04-11 Arrived at 04:00 morning 
 S/S Lake OntarioBeaver LineLiverpool  Boston 1889-04-11  
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 1889: Steamship Etruria record crossing Queenstown - New York in 6 days, 1 hours and 47 min. ( 2.800 nm )
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