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Corresponding ships
for the S/S Hero (2) journey 1873-08-22 Christiania - Christiansand - Hull
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 MSteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
  London 1873-08-16 Quebec 1873-08-31 S/S Ambassador. The Temperley Line route. Plymouth - Montreal 
 S/S Adriatic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1873-08-31  
 S/S City of AntwerpInman LineLiverpool  New York 1873-08-31  
 S/S Canadian (3)Allan LineLiverpool 1873-08-23 Quebec 1873-09-01  
 S/S Olympia (1)Anchor LineGlasgow  New York 1873-09-01 Agent Henderson Brothers, Christiania 
 S/S PalestineDominion LineLiverpool 1873-08-20 Quebec 1873-09-02 Belfast 
 S/S Peter JebsenThe Norwegian American Steamship Company Bergen  New York 1873-09-04  
S/S Baltic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1873-09-07  
S/S CaspianAllan LineLiverpool 1873-08-28 Quebec 1873-09-07 Londonderry 1873-08-29 
S/S ParthiaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1873-09-07  
S/S ItalyNational LineLiverpool  New York 1873-09-08 Agent Hr. O. Svenson, Christiania 
 S/S TexasDominion LineLiverpool 1873-08-27 Quebec 1873-09-08  
 S/S AustrianAllan LineLiverpool 1873-08-26 Quebec 1873-09-11 St. Johns 
 S/S Columbia (1)Anchor LineGlasgow  New York 1873-09-11  
 S/S Saint PatrickAllan LineGlasgow 1873-08-26 Quebec 1873-09-11 Montreal 
 S/S ScotlandTemperley LineLondon 1873-08-26 Quebec 1873-09-12 Plymouth - Montreal 
 S/S Celtic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1873-09-04 New York 1873-09-13  
 S/S SamariaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1873-09-14 Agent DHrr. Gunnestad & Co., Christiania 
 S/S SarmatianAllan LineLiverpool 1873-09-04 Quebec 1873-09-14 Londonderry 1873-09-04. Also reported arrival 1873-09-15 
 S/S FranceNational LineLiverpool  New York 1873-09-15 Agent Hr. O. Svenson, Christiania 
 S/S PhoenicianAllan LineGlasgow 1873-09-02 Quebec 1873-09-16  
 S/S MemphisDominion LineLiverpool 1873-09-04 Quebec 1873-09-18 Belfast 
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 1873: Steamship Adriatic record crossing Queenstown - New York in 7 days, 23 hours and 17 min. ( 2.800 nm )
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