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Ships at Port Phillip May to Aug 1839

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, here, Sep-Dec 1839,

Colour code Came from Overseas from Sydney from Hobart from Launceston from Adelaide

1839

Source - the newspapers for Sydney, Launceston, Adelaide and Hobart - Town Courier, Van Dieman's Land Gazette began Fri 12th July 1839 The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser; The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser
Odd fact - 635 names to 31 Dec 1837, 1268 names for 1838, and 1219 names for 1839 BECAUSE - do not have details for ships from Launceston July - Dec 1839


May 1839

  • departed from Hobart on 1 May for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Agnes
    with sundries, passengers George Taylor, P Devlin, Wm Lawson
  • arrived at Hobart on 3 May from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Adelaide
    96 tons, Marr master, with sheep, passengers Messrs Muir, Vinge, Griffiths, Hurst,
  • arrived at Hobart on 8 May from Port Phillip, the
    Swan River Packet
    with wool, G Watson Agent, passengers J Jordan
  • arrived at Hobart on 11 May from Port Phillip on 2 May, the
    Blossom
    , with sundries, passengers Messrs Schweep, Rawlings
  • arrived at Hobart on 11 May from Sydney on 8 Apr and Port Phillip on 2 May, the brigantine
    Abercrombie
    , 145 tons, Crew master, with coal and sheep, passengers Captian Coghill, Mr McBay
  • arrived at Hobart on 20 May from Port Phillip, the ship
    John Barry
    524 tons, Robson master, in ballast
  • departed from Hobart on 21 May for Port Phillip, the
    Blossom
    with sundries, passengers Mr and Mrs Griffiths, J Davis, Mr Wilson, G Lawrence, J Campbell, G Harris, T Norris, Mr and Mrs Kimber, J Butter, J Forrest, Mrs Shay
  • arrived at Launceston on 6 May from Port Phillip, the brig
    Adelaide
    Devlin master
  • arrived at Launceston on 6 May from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Pickwick
    25 tons, Symonds master passengers Mr Watson, Thomas Watson, and Master Watson,
  • arrived at Launceston on 7 May from Port Phillip, the brig
    Louisa
    141 tons, Roche master, in ballast
  • departed from Launceston on 9 May for Port Phillip, the cutter
    Pickwick
    with sundries;
  • arrived at Launceston on 10 May from Portland Bay, the schooner
    Eagle
    108 tons, Fawthorp master, with a cargo of oil
  • departed from Launceston on 11 May for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Elizabeth
    with sundries
  • departed from Launceston on 11 May for Portland Bay, the barque
    Socrates
    , Cowton master, with whaling stores
  • departed from Launceston on 13 May for Port Phillip, the
    Tamar
  • arrived at Launceston on 14 May from Port Phillip, the schooner
    John Dunscomb
    Drysden master, in ballast
  • arrived at Launceston on 17 May from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Perseverance
  • arrived at Launceston on 17 May from Port Phillip, the cutter
    Victoria
    , Berry master
  • arrived at Launceston on 18 May from New Zealand and Port Phillip, the
    Hamilton
    with sundries and 7 passengers
  • departed from Launceston on 21 May for Port Phillip, the brig
    Henry
    with sundries
  • departed from Launceston on 21 May for Port Phillip, the cutter
    Victoria
    Berry master
  • arrived at Launceston on 31 May from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Industry
    96 tons, Douglas master, J Cape Agent, with 3 passengers
  • departed from Launceston on 31 May for Portland Bay, the schooner
    Lowestoft
    , Allan master, with sheep and horses, 3 passengers
  • departed from Sydney on 3 May for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Paul Pry
    with sundries,
  • arrived at Sydney on 4 May from Port Phillip on 22 Apr, the schooner
    Gem
    , 83 tons, Captain Sutton, with sundries, passengers cabin Mr McLeod, Mr Yates, Steerage M Larkin, Catherine Hayes, S Yoxhall, H Lot, J Dawes, W Hall. Agent Mr JH Grose
  • departed from Sydney on 14 May for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Susannah Ann
    Captain Butchard master, with sundries, 9 passengers
  • departed from Sydney on 14 May for Port Phillip and Launceston, the schooner
    Skene
    Captain Delaney, with sundries, passengers Mrs Thurlow with child and servants, J Pugh, P Kelly, E Darkin, E Flood, B Lawrence, H Penham, T Byrne, T Ford, J Anderson, P Kelly, W Shockley, T Benson, W Cartledge, A McDonald, W Darke, J Gulliman, R Collins, J Deval, H Carney, J Cook, E Chissel, W Jones, C Rayner, M Mokin, J Downing with wife and child

June 1839

  • departed from Hobart on 1 June for Port Phillip, the cutter
    Shamrock
    36 tons, Thompson master
  • arrived at Hobart on 2 June from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Agnes
    50 tons, Gray master
  • departed from Hobart on 6 June for Port Phillip, the
    Ellen
    , with sundries, passengers C Hibbin, W Blackford, T Ferguso, Mrs Callaghan and child, G Veige, William Forbes, J Jackson,
  • departed from Hobart on 6 June for Port Phillip, the
    Agnes
    with sundries, passengers R Walker, J Martin, T Knight, J East, J Craske, Mrs Forrest and child, Mrs Henry, John Hadden, Mrs Taylor and 3 chn, John Miller,
  • departed from Hobart on 13 June for Port Phillip, the
    Sir John Franklin
    , with sundries,
  • arrived at Hobart on 16 June from Port Phillip, the
    Adelaide
    , in ballast, with passengers Mr Burn, Mr Shearing, Mr Steavans
  • arrived at Hobart on 21 June from Port Phillip on 11 June, the schooner
    Blossom
    45 tons, Mitchell master, in ballast
  • departed from Hobart on 24 June for Port Phillip, the barque
    Mary Ann
    301 tons, Marshall master, with passengers Mr William Knight, James Clark, J Marrles, J Tullock, Mr and Mrs Afleck, William, Alexander, Christina, Elizabeth, Jessie, John and David Aflick, George Younger, Oliver Russell, George, William and James Thompson, Alexander Cunningham, Andrew Baxter, John Russell, David Sharp, John Moffatt, Stephen Adcock and Mr Webster
  • departed from Hobart on 24 June for Port Phillip, the
    Adelaide
    with sundries, and passengers Mrs Bellinger, R Tyler, Grace Fedden/Fadden, Messrs Wells, Hickson, C Beal
  • arrived at Launceston on 3 June from Port Phillip, the
    Pickwick
    with sundries, and 2 passengers
  • arrived at Launceston on 3 June from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Elizabeth
    54 tons, Stiles master, with sundries and 1 passenger,
  • arrived at Launceston on 3 June from Port Phillip, the
    Tamar
    in ballast,
  • arrived at Launceston on 3 June from Port Phillip, the
    John Dunscomb
    in ballast and 1 passenger,
  • departed from Launceston on 5 June for Port Phillip, the
    Elizabeth
    with 6 passengers,
  • departed from Launceston on 5 June for Port Phillip, the
    William Bryan
    with part of her original cargo from London, and 5 passengers,
  • arrived at Launceston on 6 June from Port Fairy, the
    Socrates
    with oil and 2 passengers
  • arrived at Launceston on 7 June from Port Phillip, the cutter
    Devonshire
    15 tons, Sutton master, G Fisher Agent, with 50 sheep,
  • departed from Launceston on 8 June for Port Phillip, the
    Industry
    with 12 passengers,
  • departed from Launceston on 8 June for Port Phillip, the
    Pickwick
    with 1 passenger,
  • departed from Launceston on 11 June for Port Phillip, the
    Devonshire
    with sundries,
  • arrived at Launceston on 11 June from Portland Bay, the
    Sally Ann
    with oil and 2 passengers
  • arrived at Launcestonon 15 June from Port Phillip, the
    Perseverance
    with sheep and 3 passengers
  • departed from Launceston on 15 June for Port Fairy, the
    Socrates
    , with 3 passengers
  • departed from Launceston on 18 June for Port Phillip, the
    Sally Ann
    with 4 passengers,
  • departed from Launceston on 21 June for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Lookin
    78 tons, Johnson master, with 6 passengers
  • departed from Launceston on 21 June for Port Phillip, the
    Perseverance
    with 1 passenger
  • arrived at Sydney 3 June from Port Phillip on 24 May, schooner
    Paul Pye
    56 tons, Bentley master, R Milne Agent, passengers Captain Pettit, Captain Macfee, Lieut Weir, Mr Porter, Mr Dod, Mr Roope, Mr Ebden, Captain Brown, and 13 prisoners of the Crown
  • departed from Sydney 16 June for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Paul Pye
  • ship
    Lindsay
    Walsh master, arrived at Sydney 18 June from Port Phillip and Twofold Bay on 15 June, Walker Agent, cargo 104 fat catle and 32 kegs butter, passengers Mr Linot and servant, Mr Peter Snodgrass was a passenger from Adelaide to Port Phillip, having made a trip across country to South Australia, and was about to retirn there with sheep
  • schooner
    Susannah Ann
    80 tons, Delaney master, arrived at Sydney 25 June from Port Phillip on 15 June, Simmons owner and Agent, passengers Mrs Janetta Watt, Mr JDL Campbell, Mr Benjamin Baxter, George Langhorn, Robert Hadley, Fairfax Tenwick, steerage John Benham, James Edgar, William Wood
  • the barque
    Mary Hay
    258 tons, Volum master, departed from Sydney 29 June for Port Phillip, passengers Mr W Milner, Mr J Milner, Mr G Milner, Mr Leary with wife and chn, steerage Mr Cole, Catherine Connor and 3 chn, W Durand, Robert Tand with wife and 3 chn, J Deane and wife, Sarah Brown, John Robertson, Macarthur, Hoyle and Erskine
  • the barque
    Susannah Ann
    departed from Sydney 29 June for Port Phillip, passengers Mr Chapman, Mr Wright
    the barque
    Midlothian
    411 tons, Morrison master, arrived at Melbourne June 15, from Leith via the Downs, l5th February. Passengers, (cabin) Messrs. W. R. Scott, Charles Gray, W. G. Hay, John Marr, John H. Kerr, Hugh Walker, George Craig, Robert Huckham, Thomas Horsburgh, Charles Robertson, Mrs J. How, Miss Elizabeth How and Miss How, and Master How ; Dr. M'Crae, Mrs. M'Crae, A M'Crae, Misses Thomasine, Margaret, and Jane M'Crae; Messrs. Thomas Johnson, William Russell, Alexander Johnston, Robert Wilkin, Frederick Charles Easton, Adam Kerr; Mrs J. Thomson and servant, Ann Todd, ditto - 21 in the steerage. Source The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Tuesday 9 July 1839, Page 3
    On 12 July 1839 she was discharging cargo in Sydney then the ship Midlothian, departure for Calcutta, on Thursday last 8 Aug 1839, with Captain Morrison, in ballast. Passengers, Mr Skene, Mr. Townsend, Mr. Richardson, Mr and Mrs. Cadliffe, Mr and Mrs. Ramsay, Mr. McKenzie, and Master McKenzie.
    Frederick Easton is my great-great-great-grandfather, he will have travelled with his wife Louise and, possibly, son Frederick Jnr.

July 1839

  • the schooner
    Blosom
    , Mitchell master, departed from Hobart on 7 July for Port Phillip,
  • the schooner
    Agnes
    50 tons, Gray master, arrived at Hobart on 7 July from Port Phillip, with passengers Messrs Austin, Knight, Constable
  • the schooner
    Agnes
    50 tons, Gray master, departed from Hobart on 12 July for Port Phillip, with passengers Mr WC Burn, Mr John thomas, Mr F Jones, J Hodge, G Smith, R Broomlie, Alexander Jamieson, Isaac Wilson, Robert Palin, Thomas Cox, Neil Minneret, Thomas Topptrime
  • the smack
    Shamrock
    54 tons, Smith master, departed from Hobart on 14 July for Port Phillip, and sailed on 17 July, passengers Wm Murray Esq., Mr WC Burn, J Mahony with wife and 2 chn, Hannah Hagarty, Catherine Egan, Wm Orton, Thomas Wardell and P Hill
  • the schooner
    Sir John Franklin
    Gill master, arrived at Hobart on 16 July from Port Phillip, with sundries
  • the brig
    Camilla
    260 tons, J Gardner master, arrived at Hobart on 21 July from Portland Bay on 16 July, landing 157 tons oil and 7 tons bone, C McLachlan Agent
  • the schooner
    Adelaide
    96 tons, Smith master, departed from Hobart on 24 July for Port Phillip, passengers Mr Roberts, Mrs Stevens, Mrs Blackall, Wm Flint, J Cozens, William Reidham, Charles Wilson and wife, Mrs Mary Ann Wright, R Smith, Henry Beadle
  • the schooner
    Maria
    135 tons, Sinclair master, arrived at Hobart 30 July from Portland Bay, with 75 tons oil and 3 tons whalebone, A Morrison Agent
  • the
    Look-In
    78 tons, Johnson master, arrived at Launceston 15 July from Port Phillip, with sheep and 6 pasengers, G Lukin Agent
  • the schooner
    Perseverance
    45 tons, Dryden master, arrived at Launceston 22 July from Port Phillip, with 310 bushels wheat
  • the schooner
    John Dunscomb
    88 tons, McLean master, departed from Launceston 23 July for Port Phillip, with 11 passengers,
  • the schooner
    Paul Pry
    56 tons, Bently master, departed from Launceston 30 July for Port Phillip, with 7 passengers,
  • the brig
    Martha
    departed from Sydney 7 July for Port Phillip, passengers Mr Fletcher and Mr Stoddart
  • the
    Louisa
    departed from Sydney 11 July for Port Phillip, passengers Mr and Mrs Rattenbury, Mr Puller, Mr S Harris, Mr W Williamson
  • the
    Kate
    departed from Sydney 14 July for Port Phillip, passengers Mrs Reeves with Miss Reeves and 2 chn, Mr and Mrs Cook and child, Miss Denny, Mr Leadhart, and 20 in steerage, plus 2 prisoners of the Crown
  • the
    Mary Hay
    departed from Sydney 23 July for Port Phillip,

August 1839

  • the schooner
    Ellen
    90 tons, Anderson master, arrived at Hobart on 3 August from Port Phillip, with sheep.
  • the brig
    Amity
    149 tons, Mansfield master, arrived at Hobart on 4 August from Portland Bay, with 4 tons of whalebone, and whaling stores, and sailed 7 Aug for the Whale Fishery
  • the cutter
    Shamrock
    56 tons, Smith master, departed from Hobart on 6 Aug for Port Phillip, passengers Messrs Baxton, Julian, Levien, Smith, Moat, and Mr Ayhern and wife
  • the schooner
    Ellen
    90 tons, Gardner master, departed from Hobart on 6 Aug for Port Phillip, in ballast, passengers Messrs Fairfax, Johnstone, Allen, Webb, Tate and Gobble
  • the barque
    Wallaby
    Baley master, arrived at Hobart on 19 August from Portland Bay on 10 Aug, with 175 tons oil
  • the schooner
    Sir John Franklin
    56 tons, arrived at Hobart on 19 Aug from Port Phillip on 11 Aug,
  • the schooner
    Agnes
    50 tons, Gray masterarrived at Hobart on 19 August from Port Phillip on 10 Aug,
  • the schooner
    Blossom
    45 tons, Mitchell master, arrived at Hobart on 20 August from Port Phillip on 28 July, in ballast
  • the schooner
    Agnes
    50 tons, Gray masterdeparted from Hobart on 24 August for Port Phillip,
  • the schooner
    Sir John Franklin
    56 tons, Gray masterdeparted from Hobart on 26 August for Port Phillip,
  • the schooner
    Blossom
    45 tons, Mitchell master, departed from Hobart on 26 August for Port Phillip, passengers Messrs J Rivett, T Marlow, J Gray, H Burrows, Graham, Lightfoot, and J Evans with wife and child
  • the schooner
    Shamrock
    50 tons, Smith master, arrived at Hobart on 30 Aug from Port Phillip on 25 Aug, passengers Messrs Morris, Leverie, and Dr Rowe
  • the barque
    Christina
    Bell master, departed from Sydney 17 Aug for Port Phillip, passengers Rev Mr Welsh, Mr and Mrs Foote and chn, Dr McCurdy, Messrs Lilly, Griffiths, Walker, Erupson, Bowerman, McLeniray, Rawson, McCray, Eriot, Good, Thomson and servant, Wolly and servant, Morgan Junior, andmR Young, and 12 in steerage
  • the brig
    Martha
    121 tons, Lancaster master, arrived at Sydney on 20 Aug from Port Phillip on 12 Aug, in ballast, passengers Mr J Hunter, Mr James Watson
  • the barque
    Mary Hay
    Volum master, arrived at Sydney on 21 Aug from Port Phillip on 16 Aug, cargo 100 bags flour, etc, passengers Cabin Messrs Jones, Harper, Vickery, steerage Charles Cobb
  • the ship
    William Bryan
    312 tons, Roman master, arrived at Sydney on 22 Aug from Port Phillip on 16 Aug, passengers Messrs Wrede, Lewis, Chapman
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, here, Sep-Dec 1839,

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