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Arrivals reported in Norwegian newspapers
August 1894
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SteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
S/S Majestic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1894-07-25 New York 1894-08-01  
S/S LabradorDominion LineLiverpool  Quebec 1894-08-02  
S/S Furst Bismarck (1)Hamburg America Line  New York 1894-08-03  
S/S LaurentianAllan Line  Quebec 1894-08-03  
S/S NorgeThingvalla LineChristiania 1894-07-19 New York 1894-08-04  
S/S PolariaHamburg America Line  New York 1894-08-04  
S/S RussiaHamburg America LineHamburg  New York 1894-08-04 Captain Schmidt 
S/S Aurania (1)Cunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-08-05  
S/S CataloniaCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1894-08-05  
S/S EthiopiaAnchor Line  New York 1894-08-05  
S/S IndianaAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1894-08-06  
S/S GothiaHamburg America LineChristiansand 1894-07-28 Halifax 1894-08-09  
S/S GermanicWhite Star LineLiverpool 1894-08-01 New York 1894-08-10  
S/S KensingtonAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1894-08-10  
S/S ParisAmerican LineSouthampton  New York 1894-08-10 Former steamship City of Paris 
S/S SardinianAllan Line  Montreal 1894-08-10 Allan-State Line
Also reported arrive Quebec 1894-08-11 
S/S EtruriaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-08-11  
S/S FurnessiaAnchor Line  New York 1894-08-11  
S/S Rugia (1)Hamburg America LineHamburg  New York 1894-08-12 Captain Leithauser 
S/S Scythia (1)Cunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1894-08-12  
S/S State of NebraskaAllan Line  New York 1894-08-13 Allan-State Line 
S/S Bohemia (1)Hamburg America Line  New York 1894-08-15  
S/S TeutonicWhite Star LineLiverpool 1894-08-08 New York 1894-08-15  
  Montreal 1894-08-16 Allan-State Line steamship 
S/S PickhubenHamburg America Line  Montreal 1894-08-16 Hansa Line 
S/S VancouverDominion LineLiverpool  Quebec 1894-08-16  
S/S Augusta VictoriaHamburg America Line  New York 1894-08-17  
S/S CampaniaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-08-17 Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 5 days and 9 hours 
S/S NumidianAllan Line  Quebec 1894-08-17  
S/S OhioAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1894-08-18  
S/S PavoniaCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1894-08-19  
S/S BerlinAmerican LineSouthampton  New York 1894-08-20  
S/S VirginiaScandia LineChristiansand 1894-08-11 New York 1894-08-22 Scandia Line. Also reported arrive 1894-08-23 
S/S Normannia (2)Hamburg America LineHamburg  New York 1894-08-23 Captain Barends, arrived in New York at 09:00 morning 
S/S Britannic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1894-08-15 New York 1894-08-24  
S/S City of RomeAnchor Line  New York 1894-08-24  
S/S New YorkAmerican LineSouthampton  New York 1894-08-24 Steamship City of New York 
S/S ParisianAllan Line  Montreal 1894-08-24 Allan-State Line
Also reported arrive Quebec 1894-08-25 
S/S UmbriaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-08-25  
S/S Bothnia (1)Cunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1894-08-26 Also reported arrive 1894-08-25 
S/S British PrincessAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1894-08-28  
S/S Polynesia (1)Hamburg America LineHamburg  Boston 1894-08-28 Captain Schratter, arrived in Boston at 08:00 morning 
S/S Majestic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1894-08-22 New York 1894-08-29  
S/S MoraviaHamburg America LineHamburg  New York 1894-08-29 Captain Magin, arrived in New York at 10:00 late morning 
S/S BaumwallHamburg America LineHamburg  Montreal 1894-08-30 Hansa Line, arrived at 12:00 noon 
S/S IslandThingvalla LineChristiania 1894-08-16 New York 1894-08-30 Capt. Skjødt 
S/S Furst Bismarck (1)Hamburg America LineHamburg  New York 1894-08-31 Captain Allers, arrived in New York at 05:00 morning 
S/S LucaniaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-08-31 Crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 5 days, 8 hours and 38 min. 
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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