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Arrivals reported in Norwegian newspapers
September 1889
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SteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
S/S CarthaginianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-08-22 Quebec 1889-09-01 Londonderry - Montreal 
S/S Lord CliveAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-09-01  
S/S Scythia (1)Cunard LineLiverpool 1889-08-22 Boston 1889-09-01  
S/S ServiaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-08-24 New York 1889-09-01  
S/S AmericaNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-09-03  
S/S ElbeNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-09-03  
S/S NoordlandRed Star LineAntwerp  New York 1889-09-04 ?? Port of Philadelphia 
S/S PennsylvaniaRed Star LineAntwerp  New York 1889-09-04 ?? Port of Philadelphia 
S/S PomeranianAllan LineGlasgow 1889-08-24 Quebec 1889-09-04  
S/S State of NevadaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-09-04  
S/S GalliaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-08-27 New York 1889-09-05  
S/S Adriatic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-06  
S/S AllerNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-09-06  
S/S GellertHamburg America LineHamburg 1889-08-27 New York 1889-09-06 Capt. Kaempff, arrived at 02:00 morning 
S/S British PrincessAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-09-07 Also reported arrive 1889-09-08 
S/S City of ChicagoInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-07 Also reported arrive 1889-09-06 
S/S EtruriaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-08-31 New York 1889-09-07  
S/S IslandThingvalla LineChristiania 1889-08-22 New York 1889-09-07  
S/S Kronprinz Friedrich WilhelmNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-09-07 Ship "Kaiser Wilh II" 
S/S PrussianAllan LineGlasgow  Halifax 1889-09-07  
S/S SardinianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-08-29 Quebec 1889-09-07 Londonderry 
S/S AmericaNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-09-08  
S/S FurnessiaAnchor LineGlasgow 1889-08-29 New York 1889-09-08  
S/S BayernNorddeutscher LloydBremen   1889-09-09 Arrived in Hong Kong 09-09 
S/S PavoniaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-08-29 Boston 1889-09-09  
S/S WerraNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-09-09  
S/S NederlandRed Star LineAntwerp  Philadelphia 1889-09-10  
S/S SarniaDominion LineLiverpool 1889-08-30 Quebec 1889-09-10  
S/S City of New York (3)Inman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-11 Queenstown 1889-09-05, 1200 passengers arrived New York at 17:00 afternoon 
S/S City of RomeAnchor LineGlasgow 1889-09-04 New York 1889-09-11  
S/S BerlinNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Montevideo 1889-09-12  
S/S EiderNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-09-12  
S/S Hammonia (3)Hamburg America Line  New York 1889-09-12 Capt. Kuhlewein arrived at 04:00 morning 
S/S Pennland (1)Red Star LineAntwerp  New York 1889-09-12  
S/S Rhein (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-09-12  
S/S State of GeorgiaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-09-12  
S/S TeutonicWhite Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-12 1350 passengers arrived in the morning 
S/S Augusta VictoriaHamburg America Line  New York 1889-09-13 Crossing the Ocean in 6 days 
S/S SaaleNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-09-13  
S/S CircassianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-09-05 Quebec 1889-09-14 Londonderry 
S/S Edam (2)Holland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-09-14  
S/S Aurania (1)Cunard LineLiverpool 1889-09-07 New York 1889-09-15  
S/S OregonDominion LineLiverpool 1889-09-05 Quebec 1889-09-15 Montreal. Arrived Quebec in the morning 
S/S SamariaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-09-05 Boston 1889-09-15  
S/S OhioAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-09-16  
S/S EmsNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-09-17  
S/S MunchenNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-09-17  
S/S State of NebraskaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-09-17  
S/S ObdamHolland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-09-18  
S/S Bothnia (1)Cunard LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-20  
S/S City of BerlinInman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-20  
S/S GermanicWhite Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-20 Also reported arrive 1889-09-19. Arrived in the evening 
S/S ParisianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-09-12 Quebec 1889-09-20 Londonderry 
S/S TraveNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-09-20  
S/S Lord GoughAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-09-21 Also reported arrive 1889-09-22 
S/S Rugia (1)Hamburg America Line  New York 1889-09-21 Capt. Karlowa arrived at 08:00 morning 
S/S UmbriaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-21  
S/S AlaskaGuion LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-22  
S/S CataloniaCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1889-09-22  
S/S Lake WinnipegBeaver LineLiverpool  Montreal 1889-09-22  
S/S SorrentoHamburg America Line  New York 1889-09-22 Capt. Jurgensen arrived at noon 
S/S Circassia (1)Anchor LineGlasgow 1889-09-12 New York 1889-09-23  
S/S FuldaNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-09-23  
S/S Norwegian (2)Allan LineGlasgow 1889-09-13 Quebec 1889-09-23  
S/S City of Paris (2)Inman LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-24 Queenstown 1889-09-19, arrived in New York at 09:00 morning
Also reported arrive 1889-09-25 
S/S HermannNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-09-24 New York 10-02 
S/S Hibernian (1)Allan LineGlasgow 1889-09-14 Halifax 1889-09-24 Philadelphia 
S/S SalierNorddeutscher LloydBremen  Adeleide 1889-09-24  
S/S TorontoDominion LineLiverpool 1889-09-13 Quebec 1889-09-24 Belfast - Montreal 
S/S Amsterdam (1)Holland America LineRotterdam  New York 1889-09-25  
S/S Main (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen  Baltimore 1889-09-25  
S/S LahnNorddeutscher LloydBremen  New York 1889-09-26  
S/S Rhaetia (1)Hamburg America Line  New York 1889-09-26 Capt. Vogelsang arrived at 19:00 evening 
S/S State of IndianaState LineGlasgow  New York 1889-09-26 Also reported arrive 1889-09-25 
S/S Britannic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1889-09-27  
S/S ColumbiaHamburg America Line  New York 1889-09-27 Via Southampton 1889-09-20
Capt. Hebich arrived at 09:00 morning after crossing the Ocean in 6 days 9 hour and 30 min 
S/S NorgeThingvalla LineChristiania 1889-09-12 New York 1889-09-28  
S/S PeruvianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-09-17 Halifax 1889-09-28 St. Johns - Baltimore 
S/S PolynesianAllan LineLiverpool 1889-09-19 Quebec 1889-09-28 Londonderry 
S/S CephaloniaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-09-19 Boston 1889-09-29  
S/S ServiaCunard LineLiverpool 1889-09-21 New York 1889-09-29  
S/S SiberianAllan LineGlasgow 1889-09-20 Quebec 1889-09-29  
S/S British PrincessAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1889-09-30  
S/S EthiopiaAnchor LineGlasgow 1889-09-19 New York 1889-09-30  
S/S Lake HuronBeaver LineLiverpool  Montreal 1889-09-30  
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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