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Portuguese Hawaiian Memories Adult Name Index By Island

Portuguese Hawaiian Memories Adult Name Index By Island

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Description of the Voyage of the S.S. Abergeldie to Hawaii 1883

Description of the Voyage of the S.S. Abergeldie to Hawaii 1883

PLEASE NOTE: Melody is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. This post contains affiliate links. When you click on these links and make a purchase, I earn a percentage of the sale which allows me to keep providing you great content for free on this website. The SS Abergeldie made its route around South American stopping…

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Description of the Voyage of the S.S. Bell Rock to Hawaii 1883

Description of the Voyage of the S.S. Bell Rock to Hawaii 1883

The S.S. Bell Rock arrived in Hawaii 31 October 1883 with passengers from Sao Miguel Island, Azores.   There were 1,411 passengers.  Almost 1/3 were children.  There were 5 births and 8 deaths. Interesting Facts about This Voyage The Use of Ship Tenders The Daily Bulletin recounted that the Bell Rock was the first voyage where official tenders were employed to transport passengers back and forth from the ship to where they were held for quarantine.  A ship tender is a…

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Description of the S.S. Bordeaux to Hawaii 1884

Description of the S.S. Bordeaux to Hawaii 1884

This is a description of the S.S. Bordeaux which arrived in Hawaii 2 Oct 1884.  There were 760 passengers from Madeira and Coronel, Chile. An Unusual Amount of Children Died This voyage was marked by an unusual amount of children dying before arrival in Hawaii.  Of the 72 deaths, 69 were children.  Most of them died of measles.  Someone at the port at Madeira brought the disease in.  It spread to the passengers of the ship. When the ship arrived…

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Description of the Voyage of the S.S. Braunfels to Hawaii 1895

Description of the Voyage of the S.S. Braunfels to Hawaii 1895

This is the description of the voyage of the SS Braunfels from the Azores Islands.  It made port in Hawaii 4 April of 1895.  There were seven deaths and five births on this voyage. Portuguese Contract Labor:  Steamer Braunfels Brings a Number of Them The German steamer, Braunfels, under Captain Werkmeister arrived early Wednesday morning with 732 Portuguese immigrants, and 500 tons of general cargo for H. Hackfield & Co. The Braunfels, after spending 3 days at Oporto, Portugal, sailed…

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