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Corresponding ships
for the S/S Hero (2) journey 1872-07-12 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull
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 MSteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
 S/S City of BristolInman LineLiverpool  New York 1872-07-21 Also reported arrive 1872-07-20
Agent Hr. D. Connelly, Christiania 
 S/S Oceanic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1872-07-11 New York 1872-07-21  
 S/S Scandinavian (1)Allan LineLiverpool 1872-07-11 Quebec 1872-07-21  
 S/S Corinthian (1)Allan LineGlasgow 1872-07-11 Quebec 1872-07-24 Dublin - Liverpool 
 S/S GermanyAllan LineLiverpool 1872-07-13 Quebec 1872-07-24  
 S/S Harald HaarfagreThe Norwegian American Steamship Company Bergen 1872-07-10 New York 1872-07-24 Feeder ship Kong Sverre from Christiania and Langesund for Bergen with 203 emigrants. Ganger Rolf with 83 emigrants 
 S/S Thames (2)Temperley LineLondon 1872-07-09 Quebec 1872-07-25 Plymouth 
S/S CalabriaCunard LineLiverpool 1872-07-16 New York 1872-07-26  
 S/S CaspianAllan LineLiverpool 1872-07-16 Halifax 1872-07-26 Baltimore 
S/S City of Paris (1)Inman LineLiverpool  New York 1872-07-28  
S/S Hibernian (1)Allan LineLiverpool 1872-07-18 Quebec 1872-07-28  
S/S IdahoGuion LineLiverpool  New York 1872-07-28 Also reported arrive 1872-07-29 
S/S Republic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1872-07-18 New York 1872-07-28  
 Sail FriedeburgSloman LineHamburg  New Zealand 1872-07-30 Date of arrival not reported 
 S/S Saint PatrickAllan LineGlasgow 1872-07-19 Quebec 1872-07-31 Dublin - Londonderry 
 Ship ReichstagSloman LineHamburg  Australia 1872-08-01 Arrived in Queensland Agent DHrr. Blichfeldt & Co., Christiania 
 S/S AbyssiniaCunard LineLiverpool 1872-07-23 New York 1872-08-02 Agent DHrr. Gunnestad & Co., Christiania 
 S/S HumboltBaltic LloydHamburg  Australia 1872-08-02 Arrived in Queensland Agent DHrr. Blichfeldt & Co., Christiania 
 S/S Adriatic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1872-07-25 New York 1872-08-03  
 S/S MinnesotaGuion LineLiverpool  New York 1872-08-04 Agent DHrr. Blichfeldt & Co., Christiania 
 S/S PrussianAllan LineLiverpool 1872-07-25 Quebec 1872-08-04  
 S/S SwedenAllan LineGlasgow 1872-07-23 Quebec 1872-08-04 Dublin (Kingstown) - Londonderry - Montreal 
 S/S City of New York (2)Inman LineLiverpool  New York 1872-08-05  
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 1872: Steamship Adriatic record crossing Queenstown - New York in 7 days, 23 hours and 17 min. ( 2.800 nm )
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