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for the S/S Hero (2) journey 1881-12-08 Trondheim - Bergen - Stavanger - Hull
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 MSteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
 S/S Adriatic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1881-12-17  
 S/S IndianaAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1881-12-18  
 S/S MoravianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-12-07 Halifax 1881-12-18 Portland 
 S/S OderNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-12-04 New York 1881-12-18  
 S/S City of BerlinInman LineLiverpool 1881-12-08 New York 1881-12-19  
 S/S AtlasCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1881-12-20  
 S/S Lord GoughAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1881-12-20 Arrived in the morning 
 S/S OhioNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-11-23 Baltimore 1881-12-20  
 S/S ThingvallaThingvalla LineChristiania 1881-12-01 New York 1881-12-22  
 S/S State of PennsylvaniaState LineGlasgow 1881-12-10 New York 1881-12-23  
 S/S CaspianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-12-22 Halifax 1881-12-24 Baltimore. Estimated arrival date 
 S/S DonauNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-12-11 New York 1881-12-24  
 S/S PeruvianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-12-14 Halifax 1881-12-25  
 S/S GermanicWhite Star LineLiverpool 1881-12-15 New York 1881-12-26 Reported it was a stormy journey 
 S/S City of Paris (1)Inman LineLiverpool  New York 1881-12-27  
 S/S EnglandNational LineLiverpool 1881-12-14 New York 1881-12-27  
 S/S LeipzigNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-12-07 Baltimore 1881-12-27  
 S/S PennsylvaniaAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1881-12-27  
 S/S Republic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1881-12-31 Arrived at 07:00 morning 
 S/S CircassianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-12-21 Halifax 1882-01-01  
 S/S MoselNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-12-18 New York 1882-01-01  
 S/S Nova ScotianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-12-20 Halifax 1882-01-01 Queenstown - St. Johns 
 S/S City of ChesterInman LineLiverpool  New York 1882-01-02  
 S/S State of AlabamaState LineGlasgow 1881-12-18 New York 1882-01-03  
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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