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Arrivals reported in Norwegian newspapers
May 1889
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SteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
S/S AmericaNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-05-01  
S/S Veendam (1)Holland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-05-01 Journey of 9 days from Rotterdam 
S/S GalliaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-04-23 New York 1889-05-02  
S/S LahnNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-05-02  
S/S Adriatic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-03 Also reported arrive 1889-05-04 
S/S City of BerlinInman LineLiverpool 1889-04-24 New York 1889-05-03  
S/S NestorianAllan LineLondon 1889-04-18 Quebec 1889-05-03  
S/S TexasDominion LineBristol (Avonmouth) 1889-04-18 Quebec 1889-05-03 Montreal 
S/S Hekla (2)Thingvalla LineChristiania 1889-04-18 New York 1889-05-04 Capt. Thomsen from Christiania with 637 emigrants. 425 embarked in Copenhagen. Cargo loaded in Christiania: Wood pulp and 15 barrels of fish oil 
S/S ParisianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-04-25 Quebec 1889-05-04 Also reported arrive 1889-05-02 
S/S UmbriaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-04-27 New York 1889-05-04  
S/S WielandHamburg America Line  New York 1889-05-04 Capt. Barends, arrived at 17:00 afternoon.
Carrying passengers from Thingvalla Line embarked at the Azores. 
Hamburg  New York 1889-05-05 Hamburg America Line steamship, Capt. Jurgensen 
S/S AlaskaGuion LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-05  
S/S Circassia (1)Anchor LineGlasgow 1889-04-25 New York 1889-05-05  
S/S IndianaAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-05-05 Also reported arrive 1889-05-06 
S/S CataloniaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-04-25 Boston 1889-05-06  
S/S ElbeNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-05-07  
S/S GrecianAllan LineGlasgow 1889-04-26 Quebec 1889-05-07 Londonderry 
S/S Lake WinnipegBeaver LineLiverpool  Montreal 1889-05-07  
S/S Bohemia (1)Hamburg America Line  New York 1889-05-08 Arrived at 18:00 afternoon 
S/S City of Paris (2)Inman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-08 Queenstown 1889-05-02, arrived New York at 11:00 morning after crossing the Ocean in 5 days 22 hours and 12 min. 
S/S State of IndianaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-05-08  
S/S TorontoDominion LineLiverpool 1889-04-26 Quebec 1889-05-08 Belfast - Montreal 
S/S British PrincessAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-05-09  
S/S EiderNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-05-09  
S/S HermannNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-05-09  
S/S SalierNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Adeleide 1889-05-09 Colombo 04-21 
S/S AllerNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-05-10  
S/S Britannic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-10  
S/S CaspianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-04-30 Halifax 1889-05-10 Queenstown - St. Johns - Baltimore 
S/S EthiopiaAnchor LineGlasgow 1889-05-02 New York 1889-05-10  
S/S PolynesianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-05-02 Quebec 1889-05-10 Londonderry 1889-05-03 - Montreal. Also reported to arrive Quebec 1889-05-11 
S/S Neckar (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen   1889-05-11 Arrived in Singapore, Hong Kong 1889-05-16, Singapore 1889-05-21 
S/S CephaloniaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-05-02 Boston 1889-05-12  
S/S Edam (2)Holland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-05-12  
S/S OhioAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-05-12  
S/S PrussianAllan LineGlasgow  Halifax 1889-05-12  
S/S BaltimoreNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Montevideo 1889-05-13  
S/S City of RichmondInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-13  
S/S ServiaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-05-04 New York 1889-05-13  
S/S Lake HuronBeaver LineLiverpool  Montreal 1889-05-14 Also reported arrive 1889-05-13 
S/S WerraNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-05-14  
S/S Buenos AyreanAllan LineGlasgow 1889-05-03 Quebec 1889-05-15 Montreal 
S/S Main (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-05-15  
S/S ObdamHolland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-05-16 Also reported arrive 1889-05-14 
S/S RhynlandRed Star LineAntwerp  New York 1889-05-16  
S/S Assyrian (2)Allan LineLondon 1889-05-03 Quebec 1889-05-17 Montreal 
S/S Bothnia (1)Cunard LineLiverpool 1889-05-07 New York 1889-05-17  
S/S MontrealDominion LineLiverpool  Quebec 1889-05-17  
S/S SaaleNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-05-17  
S/S ArizonaGuion LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-18  
S/S Augusta VictoriaHamburg America LineHamburg 1889-05-10 New York 1889-05-18 Via Southampton 
S/S Celtic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-18  
S/S City of ChicagoInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-18 Also reported arrive 1889-05-19 
S/S Anchoria (1)Anchor LineGlasgow 1889-05-09 New York 1889-05-19  
S/S CarthaginianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-05-09 Quebec 1889-05-19 Londonderry. Also reported to arrive Quebec 1889-05-17 
S/S EtruriaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-05-11 New York 1889-05-19  
S/S Hohenzollern (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen   1889-05-19 Arrived in Colombo 
S/S Lake OntarioBeaver LineLiverpool  Montreal 1889-05-19 Arrived at 01:00 morning 
S/S Lake OntarioBeaver LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-19 Arrived at 01:00 morning 
S/S Lord GoughAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-05-19  
S/S Scythia (1)Cunard LineLiverpool 1889-05-09 Boston 1889-05-19  
S/S VancouverDominion LineLiverpool 1889-05-09 Quebec 1889-05-19 Londonderry 1889-05-10 - Montreal. Also reported to arrive Quebec 1889-05-18
Arrived at 02:00 morning after crossing the Ocean in 6 days 
S/S Dominion (1)Dominion LineBristol (Avonmouth) 1889-05-07 Quebec 1889-05-20 Montreal 
S/S EmsNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-05-20  
S/S PennsylvaniaRed Star LineAntwerp  New York 1889-05-20  
S/S City of New York (3)Inman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-22 Also reported arrive 1889-05-23 
S/S City of RomeAnchor LineLiverpool 1889-05-15 New York 1889-05-22  
S/S NoordlandRed Star LineAntwerp  New York 1889-05-22  
S/S Amsterdam (1)Holland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-05-23 Also reported arrive 1889-05-22 
S/S State of GeorgiaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-05-23  
S/S GermanicWhite Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-24 Arrived in the morning 
S/S PeruvianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-05-14 Halifax 1889-05-24 Queenstown - St. Johns - Baltimore 
S/S TraveNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-05-24  
S/S Weser (2)Norddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-05-24  
S/S Aurania (1)Cunard LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-26  
S/S PavoniaCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1889-05-26  
S/S SardinianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-05-16 Quebec 1889-05-26 Londonderry 
S/S FuldaNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-05-27  
S/S StrassburgNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Montevideo 1889-05-27  
S/S British PrinceAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-05-28  
S/S City of ChesterInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-28  
S/S SarniaDominion LineLiverpool 1889-05-17 Quebec 1889-05-28 Belfast - Montreal 
S/S CoreanAllan LineGlasgow 1889-05-16 Quebec 1889-05-29  
S/S City of BerlinInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-30 Queenstown 1889-05-23, also reported arrive New York 1889-05-31 
S/S GalliaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-30  
S/S LahnNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-05-30  
S/S P. ClandHolland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-05-30  
S/S Rhein (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-05-30  
S/S State of NevadaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-05-30  
S/S Adriatic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-05-31 Also reported arrive 1889-05-30 
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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