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Corresponding ships
for the S/S Tasso (1) journey 1879-07-24 Trondheim - Christiansund - Bergen - Hull
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 MSteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
 S/S Celtic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1879-08-02  
 S/S City of MontrealInman LineLiverpool  New York 1879-08-02 Queenstown 1879-07-23, 354 passengers arrived New York at 10:00 morning 
 S/S EthiopiaAnchor LineGlasgow  New York 1879-08-02  
 S/S MoravianAllan LineLiverpool 1879-07-24 Quebec 1879-08-02 Londonderry 1879-07-25 
 S/S PennsylvaniaAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1879-08-02  
 S/S ItalyNational Line  New York 1879-08-03 Arrived at 06:00 morning 
 S/S Lake NepigonBeaver LineLiverpool 1879-07-24 Quebec 1879-08-03  
 S/S TexasDominion LineLiverpool 1879-07-24 Quebec 1879-08-04  
 S/S Canadian (3)Allan LineGlasgow 1879-07-24 Quebec 1879-08-05  
 S/S State of IndianaState LineGlasgow 1879-07-25 New York 1879-08-05  
 S/S Republic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1879-08-07  
 S/S Circassia (1)Anchor LineGlasgow  New York 1879-08-08  
 S/S PeruvianAllan LineLiverpool 1879-07-31 Quebec 1879-08-08 Londonderry 1879-08-01 
 S/S Dominion (1)Dominion LineLiverpool 1879-07-31 Quebec 1879-08-10  
 S/S Corinthian (1)Allan LineGlasgow 1879-07-31 Quebec 1879-08-11  
 S/S State of GeorgiaState LineGlasgow 1879-08-01 New York 1879-08-11  
 S/S Thames (2)Temperley LineLondon 1879-08-01 Quebec 1879-08-14 Estimated date of arrival 
  Liverpool  New York 1879-08-16 White Star Line ?? Steamship "China" 
 S/S DevoniaAnchor LineGlasgow  New York 1879-08-16  
 S/S Lord CliveAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1879-08-16  
 S/S PolynesianAllan LineLiverpool 1879-08-07 Quebec 1879-08-16 Londonderry 1879-08-08 
 S/S Thames (2)Temperley LineLondon 1879-08-01 Quebec 1879-08-16 Estimated date of arrival 
 S/S City of New York (2)Inman LineLiverpool 1879-08-07 New York 1879-08-17  
 S/S ManitobanAllan LineGlasgow 1879-08-06 Quebec 1879-08-17  
 S/S MississippiDominion LineLiverpool 1879-08-07 Quebec 1879-08-18  
 S/S Lake WinnipegBeaver LineLiverpool 1879-08-09 Quebec 1879-08-19  
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 1879: Steamship Arizona record crossing Queenstown - New York in 7 days, 10 hours and 22 min. ( 2.800 nm )
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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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