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The Norwegian Connection

Seaman's Identification Card

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Seaman's ID Card issued by the United States Department of Labor and Immigration Service to A G Christiansen (Kristiansen). Arnljot was born in Bergen, Norway in 1903. He was 24 when he left the German town of Bremen and sailed to America on the steamship West Chetac. He arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana on 18 December 1928, where he registered as a merchant seaman.

Materials/Media:
paper
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1986.13.7
Digital Number:
DMDO096a, DMDO096b
Creation Date:
1928
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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