Dan - I will get back to you. Give me some time. I have had 2 major strokes and things are getting back to normal. You hit the nail on the head. Hubert was my wife,s great-grandfather. Hedy Huther was another relative. Hubert and Wilhelm (William) and Elizabeth Kruse left Kassel in the 1840,s or 50,s as children leaving their parents in Germany.
I have the name of the ship but can't fine it - I will continue to look.