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Arrivals reported in Norwegian newspapers
December 1894
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SteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
S/S EtruriaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-12-01  
S/S VenetiaScandia LineChristiansand 1894-11-17 New York 1894-12-01 Scandia Line 
S/S PavoniaCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1894-12-02  
S/S BerlinAmerican LineSouthampton 1894-11-24 New York 1894-12-03 300 Passengers 
S/S Adriatic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1894-12-07  
S/S CampaniaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-12-08  
S/S New YorkAmerican LineSouthampton 1894-12-01 New York 1894-12-08 684 Passengers & Post 
S/S CephaloniaCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1894-12-09  
S/S Lord GoughAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1894-12-11  
S/S TeutonicWhite Star LineLiverpool  New York 1894-12-12  
S/S Normannia (2)Hamburg America Line  New York 1894-12-15  
S/S VirginiaScandia LineChristiansand 1894-11-27 New York 1894-12-16 Scandia Line. Also reported arrive 1894-12-18 
S/S SouthwarkAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1894-12-17  
S/S BoliviaHamburg America Line  New York 1894-12-19 Captain Petersen 
S/S Britannic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1894-12-12 New York 1894-12-22  
S/S DaniaHamburg America Line  New York 1894-12-22 Scandia Line 
S/S LucaniaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1894-12-22  
S/S BerlinAmerican LineSouthampton  New York 1894-12-25  
S/S PomeranianAllan Line  Halifax 1894-12-25  
S/S ScandiaHamburg America Line  New York 1894-12-25  
S/S HispaniaHamburg America Line  New York 1894-12-27  
S/S Majestic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1894-12-27  
S/S IslandThingvalla LineChristiania 1894-12-13 New York 1894-12-29  
S/S New YorkAmerican LineSouthampton  New York 1894-12-29  
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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