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Arrivals reported in Norwegian newspapers
March 1889
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SteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
S/S OhioInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-01 Also reported arrive 1889-03-02 
S/S TraveNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-01  
S/S CarthaginianAllan LineGlasgow  Halifax 1889-03-02  
S/S Hannover (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen  Montevideo 1889-03-02  
S/S OhioAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-03-02  
S/S SarniaDominion LineLiverpool  Halifax 1889-03-02 Also reported to arrive 1889-03-08 
S/S EthiopiaAnchor LineGlasgow 1889-02-21 New York 1889-03-03  
S/S FuldaNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-04  
S/S Neckar (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-03-05  
S/S SwitzerlandRed Star LineAntwerp  Philadelphia 1889-03-05  
S/S LahnNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1889-02-27 New York 1889-03-07 Bremer Line 
S/S Adriatic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-08  
S/S City of BerlinInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-08  
S/S Hekla (2)Thingvalla LineChristiania 1889-02-21 New York 1889-03-08 Capt. Thomsen left Christiania with 184 emigrants of who 104 was from Copenhagen. Cargo; 493.950kg wood pulp, 162 barrels of herring, 2.700kg skin, 2.900 kg tinned products, 3.960kg mechanic parts and 400kg sharp cheese 
S/S Zeeland (1)Red Star LineAntwerp  New York 1889-03-08  
S/S CircassianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-02-28 Halifax 1889-03-09 Portland 
S/S British KingAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-03-10  
S/S PreussenNorddeutscher LloydBremen   1889-03-10 Arrived at Colombo 
S/S City of New York (3)Inman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-12 Queenstown 1889-03-07, a journey of 6 days from England
Also reported arrive New York 1889-03-13 
S/S CaliforniaHamburg America Line  New York 1889-03-13  
S/S ElbeNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-13  
S/S NurnbergNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Adeleide 1889-03-13  
S/S State of GeorgiaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-03-13  
S/S Rotterdam (1)Holland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-03-14  
S/S AllerNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-15  
S/S Britannic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-15  
S/S PreussenNorddeutscher LloydBremen   1889-03-15 Singapore 03-15, Hong Kong 03-21, Shanghai 03-26 
S/S OregonDominion LineLiverpool 1889-03-07 Halifax 1889-03-16 Londonderry. Also reported to arrive Halifax 1889-03-17 
S/S ServiaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-17  
S/S MoraviaHamburg America Line  New York 1889-03-19 Capt. Winther, arrived at 06:00 morning 
S/S WerraNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-19  
S/S GermanicWhite Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-20 ?? Date of arrive 
S/S Lord CliveAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-03-20  
S/S Veendam (1)Holland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-03-20  
S/S IndianaRed Star LineAntwerp  New York 1889-03-21 Chartered from the Americanr Line 
S/S AmericaNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-03-22  
S/S City of ChicagoInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-22  
S/S ParisianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-04-14 Halifax 1889-03-22 Londonderry - Portland. Also reported to arrive Halifax 1889-03-24 
S/S State of NevadaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-03-22  
S/S SaaleNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-22  
S/S Celtic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-23  
S/S FrankfurtNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Montevideo 1889-03-23  
S/S Kronprinz Friedrich WilhelmNorddeutscher Lloyd   1889-03-23 Bahia 03-23 
S/S Polynesia (1)Hamburg America Line  New York 1889-03-23 Capt. Franck, arrived at 19:00 evening 
S/S PreussenNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-23  
S/S DevoniaAnchor LineGlasgow 1889-03-14 New York 1889-03-24  
S/S ParisianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-03-14 Halifax 1889-03-24 Londonderry - Portland 
S/S EmsNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-25  
S/S SiberianAllan LineGlasgow 1889-03-15 Halifax 1889-03-26 Londonderry - Portland 
S/S State of NebraskaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-03-26  
S/S HermannNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-03-27  
S/S NederlandRed Star LineAntwerp  Philadelphia 1889-03-27  
S/S British PrincessAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-03-28  
S/S RhynlandRed Star LineAntwerp  New York 1889-03-28  
S/S City of ChesterInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-29  
S/S GermanicWhite Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-29 Arrived in the morning 
S/S TraveNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-03-29  
S/S Köln (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen  Montevideo 1889-03-30  
S/S VancouverDominion LineLiverpool 1889-03-21 Halifax 1889-03-30 Londonderry - Portland 
S/S AlaskaGuion LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-31  
S/S Aurania (1)Cunard LineLiverpool  New York 1889-03-31  
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 1889: Steamship Etruria record crossing Queenstown - New York in 6 days, 1 hours and 47 min. ( 2.800 nm )
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