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 MSteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
 S/S SarmatianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-11-03 Halifax 1881-11-12 Londonderry 1881-11-04 
 S/S Circassia (1)Anchor LineGlasgow  New York 1881-11-13  
 S/S City of BerlinInman LineLiverpool 1881-11-03 New York 1881-11-13 818 passengers arrived at 06:00 morning after a journey of 8 days 10 hours and 30 min. 
 S/S Köln (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-10-27 Baltimore 1881-11-13  
 S/S OhioAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1881-11-13  
 S/S WaldensianAllan LineGlasgow 1881-11-02 Quebec 1881-11-14  
 S/S AtlasCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1881-11-15  
 S/S OntarioDominion LineLiverpool 1881-11-03 Portland 1881-11-15  
 S/S NevadaGuion LineLiverpool 1881-11-05 New York 1881-11-16  
 S/S HelvetiaNational LineLiverpool  New York 1881-11-17  
 S/S State of PennsylvaniaState LineGlasgow 1881-11-05 New York 1881-11-17  
S/S City of BrusselsInman LineLiverpool  New York 1881-11-18 Queenstown 1881-11-09, 465 passengers arrived New York at 23:00 evening after a journey crossing the Ocean in 9 days and 6 hours 
 S/S GermanicWhite Star LineLiverpool  New York 1881-11-19  
 S/S Nova ScotianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-11-08 Halifax 1881-11-20 St. Johns. Estimated arrival date 
S/S CircassianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-11-10 Halifax 1881-11-21 Also reported arrival 1881-11-19 
 S/S FurnessiaAnchor LineGlasgow  New York 1881-11-21 Agent Henderson Brothers, Christiania 
 S/S MoselNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-11-06 New York 1881-11-21  
 S/S SpainNational LineLiverpool 1881-11-09 New York 1881-11-21 Arrived in the evening, passengers from agent T. C. Kloed, Christiania 
 S/S BataviaCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1881-11-22  
 S/S PrussianAllan LineGlasgow 1881-11-15 Halifax 1881-11-25 Estimated arrival date 
 S/S Republic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1881-11-28  
 S/S BraunschweigNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-11-09 Baltimore 1881-11-29  
 S/S PolynesianAllan LineLiverpool  Boston 1881-11-30  
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 1881: Steamship Arizona record crossing Queenstown - New York in 7 days, 10 hours and 22 min. ( 2.800 nm )
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