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Arrivals reported in Norwegian newspapers
January 1894
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SteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
S/S CarthaginianAllan LineLiverpool 1893-12-19 Halifax 1894-01-01 St. Johns - Philadelphia 
S/S GalliaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-01-02  
S/S TraveNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1894-01-04  
S/S Britannic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1894-01-05  
S/S NumidianAllan Line  Halifax 1894-01-07  
S/S PavoniaCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1894-01-08  
S/S ServiaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-01-08  
S/S TeutonicWhite Star LineLiverpool 1894-01-03 New York 1894-01-10  
S/S EtruriaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-01-17  
S/S Majestic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1894-01-10 New York 1894-01-17  
S/S SorrentoHamburg America LineHamburg  New York 1894-01-18 Captain Jurgensen, arrived in New York at 12:00 noon 
S/S BerlinAmerican LineSouthampton  New York 1894-01-19  
S/S ThingvallaThingvalla LineChristiania 1894-01-04 New York 1894-01-19 Capt. Berentsen 
S/S CephaloniaCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1894-01-22  
S/S EthiopiaAnchor Line  New York 1894-01-22  
S/S MongolianAllan Line  Halifax 1894-01-22  
S/S GermanicWhite Star LineLiverpool  New York 1894-01-27  
S/S ParisAmerican LineSouthampton  New York 1894-01-27  
S/S ScandiaHamburg America LineHamburg  New York 1894-01-27 Captain Kopff, arrived in New York at 20:00 evening 
S/S VancouverDominion LineLiverpool  Halifax 1894-01-27  
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 1894: Steamship Lucania record crossing Queenstown - New York in 5 days, 7 hours and 23 min. ( 2.800 nm )
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