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Ships at Port Phillip Sep to Dec 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, May-Aug 1839, 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

September 1839

  • the cutter
    Shamrock
    36 tons, Smith master, departed from Hobart on 3 Sept for Port Phillip, passengers E Collins and wife, John Mahoney, J Bywater
  • the schooner
    Elizabeth Lloyd
    40 tons, Stewart master, departed from Hobart on 4 Sept for Port Phillip, passengers GM Hopwood, Jane Hopwood, John Casquard/Casqrard, helen Casqrard and 4 chn, Alice Calder
  • departed from Hobart on 4 Sept for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Adelaide
    96 tons, Smith master, passengers Mrs Blackett and 2 chn, Elizabeth campbell, E Holmes, John Hilton, George Dewell, John Thomas, James Tierne, W Dickenson, W Thompson, Thomas Hutts, James Hilton
  • the barque
    Britomart
    242 tons, arrived at Hobart on 15 Sep from Port Phillip on 5 Sep, with 40 bullocks and 400 sheep, passengers Messrs Sayers, brown, Austin, Sherrat, Muir, Field, Throp, Akllen, Goodwin, Rawling, Presnell
  • the schooner
    Agnes
    50 tons, Gray master, arrived at Hobart on 19 Sep from Port Phillip on 13 Sep, passenger Mr Lovell
  • the schooner
    Agnes
    departed from Hobart on 23 Sept for Port Phillip, 50 tons, with sundries
  • the schooner
    Shamrock
    36 tons, Barrett master, departed from Hobart on 25 Sept for Port Phillip, with sundries
  • the schooner
    Industry
    96 tons, Johnson master, arrived at Hobart on 26 Sep from Port Phillip, with 100 sheep
  • the barque
    Britomart
    242 tons, Smith master departed from Hobart on 29 Sept for Port Phillip,
  • the brig
    Emma
    120 tons, Biscoe master, arrived at Sydney on 1 Sep from Port Phillip on 21 Aug, passengers Mr Brown, Mr Hogue, 4 in Steerage and 16 convicts condemned in Melb Quarter Sessions
  • the cutter
    Jane and Emma
    Paul master, arrived at Sydney on 4 Sep from Port Phillip on 23 Aug, passengers Mr Watt, Mr Elliott and one in steerage. Cargo flour, rice, wheat
  • the revenue cutter
    Prince George
    departed from Sydney on 7 Sep for Port Phillip,
  • the barque
    Pyramus
    Livesay master, departed from Sydney on 12 Sep for Port Phillip, passengers C LaTrobe Esq with lady, 2 chn and servant, Mr Richardson, Mr Tyre, Mr Browne, Mr Lee also 18 steerage passengers, 37 convicts, 1 constable and 9 soldiers
  • the barque
    Adrian
    510 tons, McLeod master, arrived at Sydney on 29 Sep from Greenock 11 April, Adelaide on 10 Sep and Port Phillip on 24 Sep, passengers from Greenock Messrs Black, McKechnie, Martin, from Port Adelaide Messrs Murry, McKillop, Fletcher, from Port Phillip JP Murray Esq and Lady Wells with H and D Murray, and 7 in steerage
  • the barque
    Christina
    351 tons, Bell master, arrived at Sydney on 30 Sep from Port Phillip on 21 Sep, passengers Rev W Forbes, Messrs Jeffrey, Langhorne, Mason, Eyre, Fletcher, Thomson and servant

October 1839

  • the schooner
    Adelaide
    96 tons, Smith master, departed from Hobart on 2 Oct for Port Phillip, with sundries, passengers Mr and Mrs Boardman, Mr and Mrs P Edwards, Messrs GG Sycures, John McLaren, John E Vernon
  • the schooner
    Lookin
    76 tons, Murray master, departed from Hobart on 2 Oct for Port Phillip, with sundries, passengers Messrs E Brown, F Dunlop, John Smith, F Duncan, A Nixon, W Bonner, G Tungett and G Hayes
  • the schooner
    Sir John franklin
    50 tons, Gill master, departed from Hobart on 2 Oct for Port Phillip, with sundries, passenger Charlotte Thompson
  • the schooner
    Industry
    90 tons, Johnson master, departed from Hobart on 12 Oct for Port Phillip, passengers Mr Field, Mr McCarthy, Mr Low and John Blair
  • the schooner
    Adelaide
    97 tons, WE Smith master, arrived at Hobart on 27 Oct from Port Phillip, with 240 sheep
  • the barque
    Mary Ann
    300 tons, Marsham master, arrived at Hobart on 27 Oct from Port Phillip on 26 Oct, with oil
  • arrived at Hobart on 30 Oct from Port Phillip on 26 Oct, the barque
    Britomart
    242 tons, W Marr master, with cattle and sheep
  • the barque
    Mary Ann
    316 tons, Stevenson master, departed from Sydney on 6 Oct for Port Phillip, passengers Messrs Mollison, Kemmis and servant, Haifer, Robinson, Bell, Campbell, Casey, Watt, Lee, Cox, Mathia, Brown, Ryan, McDonald, McNelly, Dowling, Abbott, Howell, Davies and wife, Graham with wife and child, Mr and Mrs Abbott and 4 chn, Knight with wife and son, Morden and wife, Pearce with wife and child, Sarah and Charlotte Payne and 2 chn, Mr Kellett (two brothers?
  • the barque
    Pyramus
    405 tons, Liddell master, arrived at Sydney on 12 Oct from Leith on 17 Apr and Port Phillip 7 Oct, passengers from leith, Mr and Mrs Browne, Mrs Henderson with 2 dau and 3 adult sons, Messrs Dickson, Mitchell, McConachie, Scott, Dr Curdy and 7 in steerage
  • the revenue cutter
    Prince George
    Moore masterarrived at Sydney on 14 Oct from Port Phillip 7 Oct,
  • the brig
    Jewess
    204 tons, Delanoy master, arrived at Sydney on 28 Oct from Port Phillip 23 Oct, I Simmons owner and Agent, passengers Messrs Campbell, Sutherland, Empson, Cockburn, Woolley, Clarke, Mattison, Mollison and 3 in steerage
  • the schooner
    Kate
    62 tons, Birkenshaw master, arrived at Sydney on 29 Oct from Port Phillip 20 Oct, passengers Mr Snodgrass, Mr Beale, Mr Hesketh

November 1839

  • the barque
    Merope
    312 tons, Chrich masterdeparted from Hobart on 5 Nov for Port Phillip,
  • the barque
    Britomart
    242 tons, Marr master, departed from Hobart on 7 Nov for Port Phillip, passengers Mr and Mrs Turner and 4 chn, J Bloomfield, J Brown, C Sherrott, J Staples, J Blunck and son, Mary Gorgon, J Mitchell, J Small, R Ratcliff and O Williams
  • the schooner
    Sir John Franklin
    56 tons, Gill master, departed from Hobart on 7 Nov for Port Phillip, passengers E Coles and I Bailey
  • arrived at Hobart on 14 Nov from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Shamrock
    54 tons, McPherson master,
  • arrived at Hobart on 15 Nov from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Elizabeth Lloyd
    80 tons, Stuart master, with sundries
  • arrived at Hobart on 15 Nov from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Look-Inn
    77 tons, with 150 sheep
  • departed from Hobart on 17 Nov for Port Phillip, the brig
    Lord Hobart
    180 tons, Nicholls master,
  • arrived at Hobart on 19 Nov from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Elizabeth
    Stiles master,
  • departed from Hobart on 21 Nov for Port Phillip, the barque
    Hindostan
    424 tons, Lamb master
  • departed from Hobart on 25 Nov for Port Phillip, the cutter
    Shamrock
    , Barrett master, with sundries
  • arrived at Hobart on 27 Nov from Port Phillip on 30 Oct, the brig
    Lord Hobart
    160 tons, Nicholls master, with 500 sheep
  • arrived at Hobart on 29 Nov from Port Phillip on 23 Nov, the schooner
    Adelaide
    90 tons, Smith master, with sheep
  • arrived at Hobart on 29 Nov from Port Phillip on 23 Nov, the schooner
    Eagle
    Fairthorp master, with a general cargo, passenger Stephen Adcock
  • departed from Sydney on 1 Nov for Port Phillip, the barque
    Amelia Thomson
    Dawson master, passengers Messrs Jeffrey, Keven/Kever, Haversfield, Muirson, Campbell, Murray, Fletcher, James, McKillop, Dr Eustace/Entroe, the Rev Mr Forbes and servant, Mrs Langham and servant, and 15 in steerage
  • departed from Sydney on 12 Nov for Port Phillip, the barque
    Brittannia
    Kemp master, passengers Messrs Whitehead, Sutherland, Prescott, D Clarke, and 46 in steerage. This vessel was, in December, overdue,
  • departed from Sydney on 16 Nov for Port Phillip, the brig
    Jewess
    204 tons, Norman master, passengers Mr and Mrs Willoughby with child and servant, Mrs Murray, Mr and Mrs Hampson, Mrs Muir, Mrs Bellman and family, Mr and Mrs Osmond, Mr and Mrs Keimavon and family, Messrs Woolley, LaSouffe, Hawdon, McCallum, Townshead, Barrett, Delany, McWalter, Jones, Pelmar, Walker, Hely, Thomson and nephew, Hawker, Holliday, Lee
  • departed from Sydney on 25 Nov for Port Phillip, the barque
    Australasian Packet
    Nicholls master, passengers Mrs Clarke, Major Boyd and family, Dr Mitchell, Capt Lewis, Messrs McAllan, Abraham, Latry, and 23 in steerage including Lee the performer

December 1839

  • departed from Hobart on 4 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip, the brig
    Caroline
    159 tons, Woodin master, with sundries, passengers Mr and Mrs Mortimer and 9 chn, Mr and Mrs Butler and 6 chn, Mr George Woodward, Miss Macbeth, Miss Knox, Mr and Mrs Bellington and child, Mr Farrant, Mr Wood, Daniel Beck
    Caroline
    arrived 4 Dec 1839, brig, 159 tons, Woodlin master, from Tasmania with a cargo of sundries - passengers, H. W. Mortimer, Esq., lady, and family, Mr and Mrs Butler and family, Mr George Woodward, Miss Macbeth, Miss Knox, Mr and Mrs Bellinger and child, Mr Farrant, Mr Wood, and Daniel Beck. Source Charles Bellinger and Mary Thompson
  • arrived at Hobart on 7 Dec 1839 from Port Phillip, the schooner
    Lilias
    87 tons, Smith master, with sheep
  • departed from Hobart on 8 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Sir John Franklin
    with a general cargo, passengers James Edwards and James King
  • departed from Hobart on 8 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Maria
    , passenger Mr J Moses, owner
  • departed from Hobart on 12 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip, the barque
    Wallaby
    300 tons, Bailey master
  • departed from Hobart on 13 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Bandicoot
    36 tons,
  • arrived at Hobart on 21 Dec 1839 from Port Phillip on 15 Dec, the barque
    Merope
    311 tons, Clinch master, with 700 sheep and 28 head of cattle, passengers Major Newman, Mr Haines, Mr Yates, Mr Clark
  • departed from Hobart on 21 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip, the schooner
    Bandicoot
    36 tons,
  • departed from Sydney on 2 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip, the barque
    Bright Planet
    Lawler master, passengers Mr and Mrs Cavanagh and 4 chn, Mr and Mrs Kerr, Messrs Kerr, Thomson, Young, Bailey, McLean and 22 in steerage
  • arrived at Sydney on 4 Dec 1839 from Port Phillip 21 Nov and Port Phillip Heads 29 Nov, the revenue cutter
    Ranger
    Garbeck master, passenger Mr Webb, Collector of Customs at port Phillip
  • arrived at Sydney on 4 Dec 1839 from Timor 7 Sep, arrived Port Adelaide Oct 19, 1839 with no passengers, Port Phillip 4 Nov and Port Phillip Heads 29 Nov, the barque
    Strathisla
    300 tons, Fox master, passengers from Adelaide Mrs Fox, Miss Bell, Messrs JU Solomon, AE McDonough, G Mansfield, (from Port Phillip) Major Anderson 50th Regt, Messrs Kemmiss, Parbury, Jamieson, Dalrymple, and 5 in steerage
  • departed from Sydney on 12 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip and South Aust, the brig
    Caroline
    Steains master, passengers Miss Rydall/Royall, Messrs Clarke, McLean, Severne and 27 in steerage
  • arrived at Sydney on 14 Dec 1839 from Greenock and Port Phillip 9 Dec, the barque
    Palmyra
    365 tons, Brown master, passengers Mr Brown and lady, Mr Goodfellow and family, Messrs Severn, McCarthy, Smith, Stubbs, Oliver, Curl, Davison, Materson, Macpherson, Scobbie, J Brown and Rankin
  • arrived at Sydney on 14 Dec 1839 from Greenock 26 July and Port Phillip 9 Dec, the barque
    William Metcalfe
    Captain Philipson master, passengers Mr James, Mr Inches, Mr Campbell, Mr Bourne, Dr Holland with lady and child, Mr M Laren, Mr Middleton, Mr Souchey, Rev Mr Wilson with wife and child, Miss Parbur, 13 steerage, 14 convicts and 1 constable in steerage. Note - at Melbourne, landed her emigrants in good health and due to lack of accommodation was obliged to allow many of them to remain on board his ship for 15 days, recommends people take own tent or house in frame
  • departed from Sydney on 17 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip, the revenue cutter
    Prince George
    Captain Moore master, passenger Mr Webb
  • departed from Sydney on 28 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip and Launceston, the barque
    Indemnity
    Roberts master, passengers Rev Mr Wilson with lady and 2 chn, Rev Mr Hamilton, Miss Barber, Messrs Barsten/Baxter, Douglass, Fraser, Vonnal, Ross, Yaldwyn, Marsh, Henchcliffe, and 23 in steerage
  • arrived at Sydney on 28 Dec 1839 from Port Phillip 22 Dec, the brig
    Jewess
    204 tons, Norman master, passengers Miss Pillar, Mr Macarthur
  • arrived at Sydney on 28 Dec 1839 from Greenock, South Aust and Port Phillip 21 Dec, the barque
    Superb
    635 tons, Captain Shannon master, passengers Mr J Wilson, Mr D Wilson, Mr Barker, Mr Thomson, Mr W Ogilvie, Mr d Ogilvie, Mr Calder, Mr and Mrs Newisom, Mr and Mrs Grant, Mr Tait, Mr McRitchie, Dr and Mrs Anderson, Mr Mackay, Mr Hamilton, Mr Easy, Mr Sims, Mr Crawford, Mr Milne, Mr Campbell, Mr Lyall, Mr Mason, Mr Donaldson, and 14 in steerage- source SH
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,

Arrivals in 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849,
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