Henry Clegg and his family sailed across the Atlantic to America in 1855 aboard the ship Juventa. Here are some interesting facts about the Juventa and this voyage from the book Saints on the Seas by Conway B. Sonne.

The Juventa was of U.S. registry. It had the capacity to carry a load of 1,187 tons. Its rigging type classified it as a ship. It was built at Thomaston, ME. The ship was owned by the Eastern Star Line & the Black Diamond Line. The Juventa departed Liverpool, England on Saturday March 31, 1855. It arrived 35 days later at Philadelphia, PA on May 5, 1855. The ship master was A. Watts and the LDS company leader was W. Glover. There were 573 LDS passengers.

Contributed by Chris Christiansen

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