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From: Peter Monks <>
Subject: Re: [TSL] Ship Main-Bremen-New York Ellis Island-1907
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 10:27:44 -0400
Not a direct answer, but a sample of conditions aboard. THE ATLANTIC
CROSSING Time Life Books, The Seafarers series, no doubt available at your
> How long was the voyage, what were the conditions, what did it cost for
> a voyage, were they limited as to what they could bring with them, what
> the sleeping conditions like on the ship, the food?
> What was involved throughout the whole process of getting to Bremen and
> getting onto the ship. Were there inspections in Bremen before entering
> ship? What types of hardships faced the passengers during this particular
> Are there any places I can go for this kind of information or does anyone
> have this information?
> I would really like to know so that I can imagine walking the footsteps of
> this ancestor and knowing and understanding what he went through. The
> process at Ellis Island and once they left Ellis Island, then what did
> do? Were there any particular illnesses on this voyage.
> So many questions, I know, but I keep trying to search the internet and I
> apparently am not phrasing things correctly so that I can come up with the
> answers so any help or information would be most appreciated.
> Thanks ever so much,
> Jeen Ruff
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