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Immigration Report 1869

This information is taken from the Sessional Papers, 33 Victoria 1870 (80) pp. 42-43.

Return of Vessels Inspected at the Quarantine Station, Grosse Isle, from May 1st to October 31st, 1869
Rig and Name Master Port Sailed Arrived Cargo Cabin Passengers Steerage Passengers Crew Sick Died Born Consigned to Discharged Remarks
S. Monsoon Soldsen Kragerø Apr 4 May 14 Ballast   87 18       Dobell May 14 All well
S. Ferdinand Meyer Bremen Apr 4 May 16 General   359 18       Beling May 20 Scarlet fever
Bk. Tonaro Torwalden Rusøer Apr 10 May 16 Ballast 2 70 16     1 Order May 16 All well
S. Laurdal Petersen Porsgrund Apr 12 May 18 do 15 335 19   1   Falkenberg May 18 One child died of pnuemonia
B. Concordia Christiansen Christiania Apr 18 May 18 do 7 253 14 2 1   Order May 19 An infant died of convulsions. Two cases fever and cold. Detained under quarantine of observation.
B. Emerald Halgesen do Apr 18 May 18 do   86 10       Falkenburg May 18 All well
B. Emit Steebrunaan Breman Apr 10 May 20 General   377 16 10 4 2 Beling May 23 Typhus fever
B. Louise Kohn Tonmis Hamburg Apr 17 May 23 do 1 338 14 11 2     May 29 Small pox and measles.
B. Skien Melanchon Skien Apr 18 May 28 Ballast   403 16 20 4 1 Order June 3 Typhus fever.
S.S. Damascus Trocks Liverpool May 14 May 28 General   403 59 7 2   Albos May 31 Small pox. Two deaths from bronchitis and pleurisy.
Bk. Maryland Hansen Bergen April 29 may 29 Ballast 7 290 16 3 2   Order May 30 Three cases rubeoloid eruption. Ship detained under quarantine of observation.
Bk. Heros Olsen Stavanger May 3 June 1 do 12 288 16   1   Falkenburg June 1 One death from an accident.
Bk. Alma Gilertsen Bergen Apr 27 do do 4 234 13       Order do All well
Bk. Rjukan Hansen Skien Apr 29 June 11 do 3 333 16   2 2  Hagens June 11 Two infants died of convulsions.
Bk. Columbia Röd Christiania Apr 24 June 12 do   133 12   1 1 Falenburg June 12 One born and died.
S. Rubens Johnsen do do do do 3 177 17 1 1     June 13 One case of rubeoloid eruption. Ship detained under quarantine of observation.
S. Anna Delius Iversen do Apr 28 do do   389 17   3 2 Order June 12 Three children died of diarrhoea - debility.
S. Martha Thornsen do Apr 23 June 13 do 4 255 14   1   Munderloh June 13 One man died of phthisis.
S. Napoleon Annendsen do Apr 28 June 14 do 16 330 18 15 8 2 Falkenburg June 17 Measles.
S. Franklin Vanvoss Drontheim May 7 June 15 do 3 304 15 4 3   Hagens June 13 Small pox. A woman died of phthisis. Two children of diarrhoea and wasting away.
S. Valkyrien Belkren Bergen May 4 June 17 do 8 307 16 20 2 3 Order June 21 Measles
S. Atalanta Reinertsen Stavanger May 18 June 18 do 1 204 16         Shipman June 18 All well
S. Manila Baarsad Drammen Apr 25 do do 2 248 14         Order   do
Bk. Moss Gendersen Christiania do June 19 do   300 14 5 4 2 Shipman June 21 Measles
S. Argonaut Stibalt do Apr 20 do do 3 272 17    1 2 Munderloh June 19 A boy died of cholera.
Bk. Flora Manlin Drammen May 5 June 20 do   223 14 2     Falkenburg   Two infants dying of cold; debility; landed.
Bk New Brunswick Larsen Nangos
[Namsos]
May 10 do do   246 14    7 1     Five children, and a man at 68, died of cold; debility. One man of pneumonia
S. Johan Thorsen Christiania Apr 20 do do 4 360 18 10 3 3 Hagens June 23 Measles and varioloid
S. Olaf Andersen do Apr 24 do do 2 153 17 3 1 1 Falkenburg June 24 Varioloid. One born and 1 died 8 days afterwards.
S. Neptunus Ludvigsen Drontheim May 7 June 22 do   320 17 13 2 1 Hagens June 26 Typhus fever and measles.
B. Erling Skinlgson
[Skjalgson]
Meling Bergen May 17 do do 18 263 17 2 3 1 Order June 23 Varioloid.
B. Atlantic Larsen Christiania May 7 do do   262 13         June 22 All well.
B. Louisa Larsen Hamburg May 1 June 27 General   98 11   2   Munderloh June 27 Two infants died of diarrhoea - debility.
B. Nordlipit
[Nordlyset]
Christophersen Christiania May 12 July 5 Ballast 2 193 12 21 3 1 Falkenburg July 8 Two adults and one child died.
B. Hilda
[Hülda]
do Bergen May 25 July 7 do 4 216 13 1     Order July 7 All well.
B. Lyna Lye do May 26 July 9 do 2 186 12 27 3   July 12 Measles.
B. Ebenezer Neilsen Tuedestrand May 15 July 12 do   154 14   1     July 15 One death from typhus fever.
B. Statsraad
[Statsraad Brock]
Nicolaysen Christiania do do do   208 11   1   Munderloh July 12 One child died of bronchitis.
B. Immanuel
[Emmanuel]
Landgeen do June 1 Aug 5 do 4 266 13   1   Falkenburg Aug. 5 One man, at 65, died of senile debility and sea sickness.
B. Septembria
[Septembrio]
Thorgissen do June 28 Aug 25 do   205 12 1 3 1   Aug. 25 Two deaths from diarrhoea and miasmus. One sick, bronchitis. One born and died.

(Signed,) F. Montizambert, D.D., Medical Superintendent

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