Finding Passenger Lists for Det forenede Dampskibs-Selskab A/S (DFDS) steamships, particularly from Denmark to UK in 1913?

How can I find the passenger list of a ship?

Use Form NATF 81or order online to obtain copies of inbound Federal passenger arrival manifests for ships and airplanes, 1820-1959. Passenger arrival and departure records dated post 1957 were filmed by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and the original paper records were not retained.

What ships did immigrants sail on?

Immigration & Steamships

Vessel Year built Dimensions
Adriatic 1857 3,670 tons
Adriatic 1906 24,563 tons; 709′ x 75′
Africa 1850 2,227 tons
Alaska 1881 6,392 tons; 500′ x 50′

Why did Danes immigrate to America?

By the end of the 19th century, Utah was home to the largest community of Danish immigrants in the United States. At the same time, many Danish immigrants came to the U.S. for economic and social reasons, seeking a new beginning, insulation from European wars, or a stronger economy.

When did Danish people immigrate to America?

From 1820 and 1850, about 60 Danes settled in the United States every year. Between 1820 and 1990 there was a population of 375,000 Danes; a vast majority of whom emigrated between 1860 and 1930. The greatest Danish emigration occurred in 1882, when 11,618 Danes settled in the United States.

Are passenger lists public?

You can search by passenger name and view scanned images of the passenger lists. Ancestry is a subscription database. It is available for free public use at all National Archives research facilities and many public libraries.

Are flight records public?

Aside from military and government sensitive flights, flight information collected by the FAA is considered public information because taxpayers pay for air traffic controllers, runways, towers, and other resources utilized by both commercial and private pilots.

What food did they have on coffin ships?

The ship was 83 years old, having been built in 1763 for a legal maximum passenger load of 165 but it set sail with 276 who had to share just 36 berths. No food was given to the passengers on the voyage. They had to survive on what little (if anything) they had brought onboard.

What diseases were on coffin ships?

Cargo ships became “Coffin Ships”

Cholera and Typhoid were common on these ships and many had death rates of 20%, with some even as high as 50%. It is estimated that up to 100,000 people died on board these ships.

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