Ship that went to New Orleans, La.

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Ship that went to New Orleans, La.

Postby vbalgolfer » 12 Jun 2010, 18:13

My great,great, great grandfather Felice Tranchina came to New Orleans, La. from Ustica, Italy around 1868 and I'm trying to find out what ship he came over on. I don't know how to find the manifests of ships. If anyone can help, I would greatly appreciate it.

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Re: Ship that went to New Orleans, La.

Postby vj » 12 Jun 2010, 18:54

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from ancestry. com, a subscription site

a possible manifest

arrival 1 April 1867
Ship Catarina
Palermo to New Orleans

Felice Tranchina (could also be Franchina) 41 yrs old
Luigi Tranchina 9 yrs old
Giuseppe Tranchina 7 yrs old

further down the page
Domenico Tranchina 21 yrs old

NY ship manifests can be found from 1892-1924 here:

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