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Corresponding ships
for the S/S Hero (2) journey 1872-09-06 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull
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 MSteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
 S/S Baltic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1872-09-05 New York 1872-09-15  
 S/S City of New York (2)Inman LineLiverpool  New York 1872-09-15  
 S/S PrussianAllan LineLiverpool 1872-09-05 Quebec 1872-09-15  
 S/S ItalyNational LineLiverpool 1872-09-04 New York 1872-09-17  
 S/S SwedenAllan LineGlasgow 1872-09-04 Quebec 1872-09-17 Dublin (Kingstown) 
S/S AlgeriaCunard LineLiverpool 1872-09-10 New York 1872-09-19  
S/S PeruvianAllan LineLiverpool  America 1872-09-19 ?? Port of Quebec 
S/S City of BaltimoreInman LineLiverpool  New York 1872-09-20  
S/S AtlanticWhite Star LineLiverpool 1872-09-12 New York 1872-09-22  
 S/S NestorianAllan LineLiverpool 1872-09-12 Quebec 1872-09-23 Londonderry 
S/S HollandNational LineLiverpool 1872-09-11 New York 1872-09-24 Agent Hr. O. Svenson, Christiania 
 S/S Saint AndrewAllan LineGlasgow 1872-09-12 Quebec 1872-09-26 Londonderry (Moville) 
 S/S City of AntwerpInman LineLiverpool  New York 1872-09-27  
 S/S Lord CliveDominion LineLiverpool 1872-09-15 Quebec 1872-09-27  
 S/S ParthiaCunard LineLiverpool 1872-09-17 New York 1872-09-27  
 Sail Shakespeare   1872-09-28 Arrived in Queensland, Australia after a journey of 105 days, agent DHrr. Blichfeldt & Co., Christiania 
 S/S ManhattanGuion LineLiverpool  New York 1872-09-29  
 S/S Thames (2)Temperley LineLondon 1872-09-11 Quebec 1872-09-29 Plymouth - Halifax - Montreal 
 S/S SarmatianAllan LineLiverpool 1872-09-19 Quebec 1872-09-30  
 S/S ManitobanAllan LineGlasgow 1872-09-21 Quebec 1872-10-02 Londonderry 
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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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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