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All Ships at Port Phillip in 1836

Arrivals by 138 vessels recorded and then found by me - all known ships 1836-1839
Details of visits involving Port Phillip - 1836, Jan-April 1837, May-Aug 1837, Sep-Dec 1837,
Jan-April 1838, May-Aug 1838, Sep-Dec 1838, Jan-April 1839, May-Aug 1839, Sep-Dec 1839,

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1835

Source - Colonial Times (Hobart, Tas. for Hobart only; The Australian, Sydney, has reports from Van Diemen's Land News; the Hobart Town Courier, reported arrivals and departures from Launceston for Port Phillip; Sydney papers with items considered of interest, as well as shipping details. The Australian, Sydney, NSW; The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (SGA);

Sat 30 May 1835

Sat 30 May 1835, The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Page 4, in the paragraphs on Van Dieman's Land, has the heading Emigration - Mr Batman proceeded on Sunday last in the sloop
Rebecca
from Launceston to Port Phillip with the first part of his expedition to form an establishment on that part of the continent of New Holland. He takes with him seven natives and three English servants. He proposes to purchase from the Chiefs of that part of the country, such territory as he may require, of which he will become Chief. he will return for his family Mrs Batman and six daughters, as soon as he is established.

June 1835

Fri 5 June 1835, Sydney Herald, Page 3, beginning of notes for Van Dieman's Land - The
Rebecca
, sloop, the property of Mr Robert Scott, sailed during the week for Port Phillip, under the charge of Captain JB Harwood, having on board several persons whose curiosity has led them to seek in the uninhabited wilds of the coast of New Holland, a realisation of golden expectations. We doubt their success. Mr Batman is on board the Rebecca, having under his charge several native blacks.

July 1835

Monday 6 July 1835, The Sydney Herald, in the paragraph headed The Tasmanian Pen, records details of Mr Batman arrived in Launceston 12 June from Port Phillip and describes his purchase and marking about 500,000 acres.
The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824-1848) Friday 11 September 1835 reports the aborigines were skilled in making shelters and cooking bowls, and then a very tall white man clad in a kangaroo skin appeared from the forest, and later remembered his name was William Buckley who arrived there in 1803

October 1835


the
Adelaide
, Captain Clelland, on Sunday 25 Oct 1835 sailed from Hobart for George Town and Port Phillip, in ballast, source Page 3, The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Saturday 7 November 1835

1836

January 1836

  • the bark
    Caledonia
    Sailed from Hobart 12 Jan 1836 for Port Phillip and Swan River, with colonial produce - source HTC
  • The bark
    Norval
    , Wednesday 27 January 1836, The Sydney Monitor, - on her way across the Straits from Port Phillip, was struck with lightening when off Kings Island.
  • Friday 29 January 1836, Australian, Sydney, - We are sorry to learn that in landing the last cargo of sheep at Port Phillip, a portion of the flock strayed into scrub infested by the Dingo or indigenous dog of New Holland, several sheep were killed.
Thursday 14 January 1836, Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser Page 2. Mr Wedge has returned this week to superintend his establishment of Port Phillip, has written a most intereting account of his extensive traversing it in all directions
The Comet is expected to issue from behind the sun and again become visible.

February 1836

  • the schooner
    Maria
    , Captain Broggs, departed from Launceston 9 Feb for Port Phillip and the Mauritius, passengers Lieut Bunbury, James Hastive, wife and child, Mr H Emmett, Mr Abbott, Mr A McLeod, Mr Darke, W Wedge, George Jones, W Thompson, cargo 500 sheep, 1 cow, 2 bullocks, 1 ton flour, 5 casks beer, etc
  • the sloop
    Rebecca
    , Shotten master, sailed from Hobart 15 Feb 1836 for Port Phillip, passengers Mr Gray, Mr Fraser
  • the schooner
    John Dunscombe
    , Mclean master, sailed from Hobart 17 Feb 1836 for Port Phillip, passengers Mr Morrison, Wedge, Oliver Adams, David Wise
The Sydney Herald, Monday 6 June 1836, has a quote from Hobart Town Courier dated Feb 27 - There are from 17 to 18 thousand sheep at Port Phillip, besides cattle and horses and about 200 inhabitants. The collection of sod huts or cottages give it the appearance of a respectable village, and public worship we are glad to hear, is celebrated there every Sunday.

March 1836


Tuesday 8 March 1836, Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser in paragraphs headed Port Phillip.
Speculation seems to thrive. Mr Swanston, managed of one of the Hobart Town Banks, and Mr Gellibrand, Barrister at law, are ostensibly engaged in it. Then follows detailed sailing directions for traversing the harbour.
  • the
    Hetty
    Departed Hobart 15 March for George Town and Port Phillip,
  • the
    Boadicea
    sailed from Hobart, 16 March, has been chartered by Mr Walker to go to Portland Bay and Calcutta and return from Calcutta with a cargo of wheat and flour. Passengers Mr and Mrs Stewart, Master Stewart, Miss Fielder, Mr Thornton, Master Wise, Mr Williams, Mr Roberts, Mr Rodgers, Mrs Bodry, George Thomas, Charles Carr, George Gwinett, J Sheppard, Geo Pittenger, James Strachan, James Cambridge, John Bailey, William Walters, Mrs Thompson, Thomas King, Henry Birchin, Luke Higgins, Thomas Noddle - source HTC
  • the schooner
    Enterprise
    , Captain Hunter, arrived at Launceston, 16 March from Port Phillip, with bark
  • the bark
    Norval
    , Captain Coltish, arrived at Launceston, 17 March from Western Port, with bark.
  • the schooner
    Thistle
    , Captain Dempster, arrived at Launceston, 18 March from Portland Bay, passenger James Henty Esq., cargo 10 hides, oil, 1 ton whalebone, 3 bales wool.
  • the schooner
    Adelaide
    , Cleland, arrived at Launceston, 28 Mar from Port Phillip, in ballast;
  • the cutter
    Caledonia
    , Symers, arrived at Launceston, 28 Mar from Port Phillip, source Tuesday 19 April 1836,
  • the schooner
    Adelaide
    , sailed from Launceston 29 Mar for Port Phillip with 500 sheep.
  • the schooner
    Enterprise
    , Hunter, sailed from Launceston 29 Mar for Port Phillip passengers Mr George Hollings, William Holmes, George Slater, John Kelly, Joseph Moore, cargo bricks, timber, furniture, and stores
  • the
    Hetty
    departed from Launceston about 30 March for Port Phillip, with cargo of sheep - source HTC 1 Apr.

April 1836


Colonial Times, Hobart nil to Port Phillip The Hobart Town Courier Friday 22 April 1836 reports news from Launceston - that the
Hetty
of Hobart is wrecked at Port Phillip after cargo was discharged/ It appears she went ashore during a strong breeze at night, no lives lost. On Friday 29 April 1836 there is a report that the Hetty is likely to be got off without much damage. The Australian, Sydney, NSW, Friday 1 April 1836 no vessel to or from Port Phillip

May 1836


The
Hetty
, noted by The Sydney Monitor, Wednesday 4 May 1836, on Page 2 has a note - formerly of this port, but lately of Hobart Town, is wrecked at Port Phillip, blown ashore, her cargo had been previously discharged, no lives lost.
  • the brig
    Chilli
    , Nixon, sailed from Launceston, 7 May, for Port Phillip, passengers Messrs Macolm, Aitkin, Daniels, Wilson, Kemp, Evans, Jackson, W Jackson, Gardiner, Palmer, Mary Gardiner, cargo 1200 sheep, 2 bullocks, 2 horses, 1 cart. The
    Chili
    brig went ashore on Low Head, and was so damaged in hull as to be forced to put back to George Town, and discharge. She was bound for Port Phillip source Comment The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Tuesday 24 May 1836, Page 3, bottom of Column 1,
  • the schooner
    Gem
    , Douglas, sailed from Sydney May 5 for Port Phillip, passengers Richard Moodie, E Dear, A Belfield, cargo 500 sheep, 2 horses
  • the schooner
    Champion
    , arrived at Launceston Mon 9 May from Port Phillip, passenger W Webber,
  • the schooner
    Champion
    , Hill master, departed from Launceston Mon 9 May for Port Phillip, passengers R Kerr Esq., Mr and Mrs Smith, Mr Franks, Mr Sutherland, Mr Gray, Mr Kemp, D Faggart, Mr and Mrs Simpson and 2 chn,
  • the brig
    Henry
    , Whiting master, arrived at Launceston Mon 9 May from Port Phillip, passenger Mr James Smith
  • the cutter
    VanSittart
    , departed from Launceston Mon 9 May for Port Phillip, passengers Thomas Watson, Margaret Watson
  • the brig
    Henry
    , Whiting master, departed from Launceston Mon 9 May for Port Phillip, passengers Mr James Smith, Mr EL Furgurtha, Mr M McCarthy, William Purvis, James Clarke, Wm Prescott, G Wilson, P Williamson,
  • the schooner
    Enterprise
    , arrived at Launceston Tue 10 May from Port Phillip, and departed for Port Phillip with passengers Mr Gold, Mr Sheppard
  • the schooner
    Gem
    , Douglass master, arrived at Launceston Wed 11 May from Port Phillip, passenger Mr Brown.
  • the schooner
    Douglass
    , Douglas master, departed from Launceston Weds 11 May for Port Phillip, passengers Thomas Wood, Mr Kennedy, Wm Mortimer
the revenue cutter
Prince George
reported by The Sydney Herald, NSW, Thursday 12 May 1836, sailed from Sydney for Western Port on Tuesday

June 1836

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Thursday 2 June 1836, in comments mid way down column 7 'By a private letter which has been shown us, we learn the man 'Fogarty' is now at Port Phillip, and threatened the life of Major Welman 57th Regt, who was one of the jury that aquitted him of cattle stealing, and who had touched at Port Phillip on his way to join his regiment at Madrass.
The Sydney Herald, Monday 6 June 1836, announced that Governor George Arthur is recalled from government of the colony of Van Diemans Land.
  • Reported in Colonial Times, Hobart, 28 June 1836, - Sailed from Hobart in June for Portland Bay, the
    Elphingstone
    , in ballast
  • Gem
    , Captain Douglas, Departed from Launceston on 3 June for Port Phillip, passengers James Brown and William Gee, 500 sheep and 2 horses, from The Sydney Herald, Thursday 16 June 1836, The Cornwall Chronicle as reprinted
  • Henry
    , Captain Whiting, Departed from Launceston on 3 June for Port Phillip, passengers Kenneth Clark Esq., Captain Treguther, Dr Cotter, Messrs JM Matson, George Killam, Edward Hines, James Hewitt, cargo 750 sheep,
  • the
    Vansittart
    Departed from Launceston 7 June for Port Phillip, with 500 sheep, passenger Mr Gellibrand
  • the schooner
    Champion
    Departed from Launceston 8 June for Port Phillip, with 500 sheep
  • the
    Elizabeth
    sailed from Launceston 21 June for Portland Bay, source The Sydney Monitor, Wednesday 24 August 1836
  • the
    Elphingstone
    Departed Launceston 26 June for Portland Bat to take in her lower cargo of oil at that place and return to fill uo at Hobart town , then to sail for London on 1 Oct Source HTC 1 July.
  • the
    Champion
    Captain Hill, Arrived at Launceston 27 June from Port Phillip, passenger Mr WH Clarke, - source HTC 8 July
  • the
    Champion
    departed from Launceston 27 June for Port Phillip cargo 500 sheep, passengers Messrs WH Clarke, T Manifold and P Manifold, cargo 500 sheep - source HTC 8 July
  • the
    Enterprise
    Captain Hunter Arrived at Launceston 27 June from Port Phillip,
  • the
    Adelaide
    Captain McClelland, Arrived at Launceston 27 June from Port Phillip, with 500 sheep
  • the
    Henry
    Arrived at Launceston 27 June from Port Phillip,
  • the
    Henry
    departed from Launceston 28 June for Port Phillip with 509 sheep
  • 10 June at Sydney from Port Phillip, the Revenue Cutter,
    Prince George
    , source - The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser Tuesday 14 June 1836
The Australian (Sydney, NSW) Tuesday 14 June 1836, page 3 has a paragraph headed Port Phillip, and contains a copy of the Agreement between Mr Batman and the natives, which the reporter calls 'an absurd document'.

July 1836

  • Arrived at Hobart 2 July from Port Phillip, the
    Vansittart
    73 tons, Capt Leslie, in ballast, passengers Mr Gellibrand, Mr Armytage junior, Mr Thompson - Source HTC 28 July
  • Arrived at Hobart 5 July from Portland Bay, the
    Eliza
    Capt Jackson, also called at George Town and Flinders Island.
  • sailed from Hobart on 16 July for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Hetty
    , James Trundle master, passengers Mr and Mrs Rucker and child and servant, George Simpson, Mr Baker, John Francis, source The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Saturday 19 August 1837, Hobart News
  • sailed from Hobart on 30 July for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Lady Franklin
    , Captain Trundle master, 26 tons,
  • arrived at Hobart on 30 July from Port Phillip the brig
    Henry
    , Capt Whiting, in ballast, passengers messrs W Roadknight, J Steiglitz
  • cleared at the Custom House Launceston, on 1 July for Portland Bay, the schooner
    Elizabeth
    , Captain Brown master, with stores, passengers Mr J Griffiths, Mr McIntosh, H Watts Esq., H Watts jun, Esq., James Goulding source HTC
  • arrived at Launceston 15 July from Port Phillip, the
    Henry
    Captain Whiting, in ballast, passengers Captain Tregrtha and P Foley
  • arrived at Launceston 15 July from Port Phillip, the
    Champion
    Captain Hill, in ballast
  • Departed from Launceston 15 July for Port Phillip, the
    Henry
    Captain Whiting, cargo 500 sheep, passengers Mr John Brock, William Clark, and P Foley - source HTC 22 July
  • arrived at Launceston on 29 July from Port Phillip, the
    Gem
    , Captain Douglas, passengers James Simpson, Esq. and servant, John Guy. source The Hobart Town Courier, Friday 5 August 1836, has Launceston Shipping
  • arrived at Launceston 30 July from Port Phillip, the brig
    Henry
    Captain Whiting, in ballast, passengers Mr W Roadknight, J Steiglitz - source HTC 5 Aug

August 1836

The Sydney Herald reports the meloncholy murder of Mr Charles Franks and his shepherd - he is described as one of our oldest and most deserving colonists.
The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser for Tuesday 23 August 1836 has Hobart news, including arrival Thur 28 July from Port Phillip of the
Vansittart
, 78 tons, Leslie master, in ballast, passengers Mr Gellibrand, Mr Armytage junior, Mr Thompson
The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser Thursday 25 August 1836 has various reports - from Captain McCleland of the
Adelaide
that in 15 trips from Launceston to Port Phillip he has conveyed upwards of 8000 sheep with the loss only of thirty. Mr Armytage junior and Mr Malcolm discovered the bodies of Mr Charles Franks and his shepherd, lying near their hut
The Colonist, Sydney, NSW, Thursday 10 August 1837 records the marriage on 2 Aug 1837 by Special License, at St James Church Sydney, by the Rev Robert Cartwright, of Mr George Langhorn of Port Phillip, to Miss Mary Cartwright and christened at St James Melbourne in 1842, George Cartwright Langhorne (born 1840 in Sydney) and Elizabeth Mary Ann Langhorne (in Sydney born 1841)
  • arrived at Hobart 15 Aug from Portland Bay, the
    Elphingstone
    barque 425 tons, with oil, to fill up for London
  • arrived at Hobart 15 Aug from Portland Bay, the brig
    Amity
    with whalebone
  • 18 Aug the
    Sally Ann
    cleared the Custom House, S Henty master, for Portland Bay, passengers Mr thomas Henty, J Day, W Campbell
  • arrived at Launceston 18 Aug, from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Enterprise
    Captain Hunter, in ballast, passengers John Wood Esq, Mr and Mrs Fawkner, Mr and Mrs Watkins, Messrs Browne, Hutton, Fenton, Fleming, Wise, Gibbs, and Dallah Kalkeith a native of Port Phillip, source HTC
  • Cleared 19 Aug at the Custom House, to proceed to Portland Bay, the
    Guiana
    , Magnus Tait master, chartered by Messrs Henty to load with oil for London.
  • Arrived at Launceston 5 Aug from Portland Bay, the
    Sally Ann
    Captain Henty, with a cargo of oil and whalebone
  • Arrived at Sydney 27 Aug from Portland Bay and London on 22 Apr, the barque
    Pegasus
    Captain Howlett, with merchandise, passengers Mrs Howlett, Miss Howlett, and Miss Stiles.

September 1836

The Sydney Monitor notes that HMS
Rattlesnake
proceeds in about a week or ten days for Port Phillip and the government plans to charter a vessel of about 200 tons to take a quantity of stores, troops, prisoners, etc out to that settlement for the purpose of taking possession in a proper manner.
on Monday 12 September 1836 we read that the brig
Stirlingshire
has been taken up by the government for the conveyance of troops to Port Phillip

From on Saturday, 17 September, 2011
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The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser - Paragraph on Port Phillip - We are pleased to learn that the Government is ... sending three Assistant Surveyors to this new settlement. Messrs Russell, D'Arcy and Dark, the two latter draftsmen in the Surveyor's department, have been promoted to these situations.
The Australian (Sydney, NSW) we have been favoured with a copy of a map .. of the new settlement of Port Phillip, it contains the names of a number of the present occupants. Captain Lonsdale is shortly going down as Police Magistrate or Military Commander. Ensign King goes at the same time with a detachment of the 4th Regiment
Tue 20 Sep 1836, the schooner
Sally Ann
, Henty master, arrived at Launceston from Portland Bay with 50 bushels wheat, 1 cask cheese, produce of South Aust, source The Sydney Monitor, Saturday 1 October 1836
  • Arrived at Hobart 22 Sep from Calcutta 9 July, the
    Boadicea
    , bark 438 tons, Capt Wright, with a cargo of wheat, sugar, etc, passengers Mrs Jacobs and 4 chn, Mr Aubrey, Dr Cullen, Mrs Sheils and servant.
  • sailed from Launceston 12 Sep for Port Fairy then South Aust, the
    William
    , Capt Wright, with provisions for whalers
  • arrived at Launceston 17 Sep from Portland Bay, the
    Elizabeth
    , Capt Brown with whalebone
  • arrived at Launceston 20 Sep from Portland Bay, the schooner
    Sally Ann
    Captain Henty
  • arrived at Launceston 21 Sep from Port Phillip, the brig
    Henry
    Capt Whiting
  • sailed from Launceston 23 Sep for Portland Bay the
    Elizabeth
    , Brown master, with stores for whalers,
  • arrived at Launceston 26 Sep from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Enterprise
    source The Hobart Town Courier, Friday 30 September 1836
  • Departed from Sydney 22nd Sep for Port Phillip the HMS
    Rattlesnake
    , Captain Hobson, passengers Captain Lonsdale of the 4th Regt, his wife, Mr Sargeant as pilot, and Captain Scott
  • Departed from Sydney 24 Sep for Port Phillip, the brig
    Stirlingshire
    , Scollay, master, with government stores and passengers mr and Mrs RS Webb (customs), Mr and Mrs JR D'Arcy, Mr and Mrs Craig, Mr W Darke and Mr R Russell surveyors department, Mr McNamarra, tide-waiter, Ensign King, and 30 rank and file of the 4th Regiment, with 30 prisoners - source The Colonist Sydney, NSW Shipping

October 1836

  • Sailed from Hobart 4 Oct for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Adelaide
    ,97 tons, Capt McClelland, with goods, passengers Mrs James Smith and family, Miss Smith, Mr Alex Orr, Joseph Dawson, F Woden, John Derbyside, Thomas Dunn, Charles Kemble, Martha Kemble, John Cockle, William Black, Thomas Hopking, John Price and John Williams
  • arrived at Launceston 11 Oct from Port Phillip, brig
    Henry
    , Whiting master, in ballast
  • arrived at Launceston 11 Oct from Portland Bay, barque
    Guiana
    , Magnus Tait master, with 327 casks oil, 2 tons whalebone, for London, in ballast
  • arrived at Launceston 25 Oct from Portland Bay,
    Sally Ann
    , Dempster master, with 15 pigs
  • sailed from Sydney on 9 Oct for Port Phillip, the brigantine
    Success
    , 96 tons, R Leslie Commander. Mr Eyre, lately in the House of AB Spark, Esq., proceeds in her, with an extensive assortment of merchandise, together with all necessary articles for the erection of a store in connection with Messrs Wilson, Brothers of Sydney. She departed Mon 13 Oct with passsengers Mr Eyre and Mr TF Wickens source The Australian, Sydney, Tuesday 11 October 1836
  • 11 Oct sailed from Sydney for Port Phillip, the brig
    Martha
    120 tons, Sheridan master, departed with passengers Mr and Mrs Field, Mr Francis, with horses, Government stores for the new settlement, before proceeding to New Zealand, source The Colonist, Sydney, Thursday 13 October 1836
  • 12 Oct departure from Sydney to Port Phillip - the brig
    Highlander
    , Los Commander
  • The barque
    Elphinstone
    424 tons, Franklin master, sailed 30 Oct for London with a full cargo of oil, wool, etc. Passengers His Excellence Lieutenant Governor Arthur and family and suite, Dr Browning RN

November 1836

  • Sailed from Hobart 2 Nov for Port Phillip, the
    Francis Freeling
    barque 191 tons, Pollock master, passengers Messrs Jos Sutherland, Jas Young, Dunbar, S Adcock, C Seal, JF/MJT Clark, cargo 830 sheep, 3 horses, and sundries
  • Departed Hobart 21 Nov for Port Phillip the
    Boadicea
    Capt Wright, to load with wool for London, passengers Mr and Mrs Huton and 5 chn, Mr Brown
  • Arrived at Launceston 11 Nov from Port Phillip, the brig
    Henry
    with 700 sheep and 5 head cattle

Various Sydney papers have accounts of Major Mitchell's travels, including a visit to Portland Bay

December 1836

  • Sailed from Hobart 9 Dec for Port Phillip, the brig
    Henry
    with 700 sheep and 5 head cattle
  • sailed from Hobart on 10 Dec for Port Phillip the schooner
    Enterprise
    Captain Hunter, with goods, cattle, etc;
  • sailed from Hobart on 11 Dec for Port Phillip the schooner
    Adelaide
    with 500 sheep,
  • Arrived at Hobart 21 Dec from Port Phillip, the sloop
    Rebecca
    Captain Baldwin
  • Sailed from Hobart 21 Dec for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Eagle
    Capt Fawthorp, with passengers Travers H Vaughan, Esq., Mr and Mrs Umphelby, Messrs Henry Maxwell, Hy Baudley, John Smith, George Brown, Thomas Green, Thomas Field. Cargo 729 sheep, 1 horse cart, 6 bags flour, 1 bag salt, 1 box pipes, 1 keg tobacco
  • Arrived at Launceston 1 Dec from Port Phillip, the
    Adelaide
    , Capt McClelland,
  • Arrived at Launceston 1 Dec from Port Phillip, the
    Francis Freeling
    , Capt Pollock, in ballast
  • Arrived at Launceston 2 Dec from Port Fairy, the
    Thistle
    , Capt Mills, with 27 tons oil
  • Arrived at Launceston 3 Dec from Port Phillip and Circular Heads, the
    Enterprise
    , Capt Hunter, with 1 horse, 1 bullock, 1 cow and calf, and 2 bulls for the Agricultural Show
  • Sailed from Launceston 9 Dec for Port Phillip, the brig
    Henry
    with 700 sheep and 5 head cattle
  • Arrived at Sydney 7 Dec from Port Phillip on 29 Nov and Launceston on 2 Dec, the barque
    Francis Freeling
    , 191 tons, Captain Follock, in ballast
  • Arrived at Sydney 14 Dec from Port Phillip, the HM Ship
    Rattlesnake
    , W Dobson, Esq., Commander, Captain Lonsdale and lady still remained on board the HMS Rattlesnake,
  • Departed Sydney on 24 Dec for Port Phillip, the barque
    Swallow
    Captain Adam master, with sundries, passengers T Lovell Esq., E Poklin Esq., Mr E Garrard, Mr G Langhorne, Messrs Lovell, Gerrard, Thomas Thom, Mr Houston, Captain Pollock and 4 prisoners of the Crown

Captain Follock reported the Surveyors are very busy in Port Phillip,
The year ended with general concern about the tenure of the original white settlers, who occupied land before obtaining title from the New South Wales officials.
Arrivals by 138 vessels recorded and then found by me - all known ships 1836-1839
Details of visits involving Port Phillip - 1836, Jan-April 1837, May-Aug 1837, Sep-Dec 1837,
Jan-April 1838, May-Aug 1838, Sep-Dec 1838, Jan-April 1839, May-Aug 1839, Sep-Dec 1839,

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