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Ships that came to Port Phillip in 1841

Arrivals by each Month - January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Notes on Vessels by name - Abeona, Bandicoot, Devonshire, Hamilton, Kilmaurs, Maguasha, Patriot, Tamar,

Vessels for Overseas have tan, Coast ports have blue, pink for 'not in Melbourne paper' and News items are green background.

January

Sources - the Port Phillip Herald, in 2008 available on PaperofRecord site, has been purchased by Google, and is now on Vital Records, which costs to use. Dec 2009
MWC- Melbourne Weekly Courier, online at Ferguson project, SMH - Sydney Morning Herald,
CTH - Colonial Times (Hobart, Tas. : 1828-1857), CH - The Courier (Hobart, Tas. : 1840-1859), LE - Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842-1899)
Source - the Port Phillip Herald, in 2008 available on PaperofRecord site, has been purchased by Google, and is now on Vital Records, which costs to use. Dec 2009
In Jan 1841 the weekly Report of Vessels in Harbour has a separate list 'Vessels at the Queen's Wharf' which appear to all be under 150 ton.

Tuesday 5th Jan 1841
  • Salsette
    barque, 422 tons, Captain Purss arrived 2 Jan 1841 from Liverpool on 10 Aug 1840. Passengers Mr Ashhurst, Dr Lynch, Mr and Mrs King and 2 chn, Mr and Mrs McKelvy, 9 steerage passengers not named, First item on the Imports list is 500 boxes soap. Passengers Details on my page for Salsette,
  • Lord Saumerz
    brig, 204 tons, McLean master, Sailed 2 Jan 1841 for London. Passenger Mr Vuille see notes for the Lord Saumerz
Agnes and Elizabeth
schooner, 74 tons, Mitchell master, arrived 2 Jan 1841 from Hobart on 23 Dec, Comment - she arrived without the slightest injury to her spars and rigging. see notes for the Agnes and Elizabeth
Agenoria
schooner, 129 tons, Hurst master, arrived 2 Jan 1841 from Hobart on 27 Dec, see notes for the Agenoria,
Lillias
schooner, 88 tons, Smith master, arrived 2 Jan 1841 from Hobart, see notes for the Lillias,
Augustus
barque, 138 tons, Stevens master, arrived 2 Jan 1841 from Sydney, see notes for the Augusta,
Socrates
barque, 152 tons, Ruffle master, arrived 2 Jan 1841 from Launceston on 26 Dec, passengers Captain Mactagel/McTaggart, Thomas Skinner, William Jones, Ann Pike, Wlizabeth Martin and child, notes for the Socrates in 1840 and Socrates
Alice
cutter, Kilburn master, arrived 2 Jan 1841 from Adelaide with 2 bales cotton, 2 cases silk, 1 case sundries for Kilburn brothers
Henry
brig, 166 tons, Toby master, sailed 2 Jan 1841 for Launceston. Passengers Messrs Raval, Campbell and Rutherford see notes for the Henry
Porter
brig, 261 tons, Porter master, Sailed 2 Jan 1841 for Hobart, arrived 8 Jan, with part of original cargo. Passengers Mrs Porter, Miss Porter, Master Porter and Mr A Horrocks see notes for the Porter for her arrival in Melb
Eagle
schooner, 107 tons, Kind master, sailed 4 Jan 1841 for Circular Head. Passengers Mr and Mrs Curr, Miss Curr
  • Minerva
    schooner, sailed 1 Jan 1841 from Launceston for Portland, passengers Mr and Mrs Edward Henty, Mr and Mrs Booth, Miss Elisa Booth, Masters Richard, Henry and George Booth, Mrs Mary Ann Smith, Masters Edward and James Smith, James and Henrietta Earl, Benjamin Walsh, William Wallis
  • Fox
    schooner, sailed 1 Jan 1841 from Launceston for Port Fairy, passengers Mr James Clark, Hector Wales, Daniel OMeara/OMearon, James Kilgour, John Cowton, Monsieur LeGrande/Lelyrand, Edward Partridge
  • Bandicoot
    schooner, 55 tons, Griffiths, arrived at Hobart January 14 from Port Phillip, 4 Jan, in ballast, M'Pherson, agent, passenger, Mrs. Barnett.
Friday 8th Jan 1841
arrived 6 Jan 1841 1841
Lady of the Lake
barque, 240 tons, Harburgh master, from Twofold Bay, see notes for the Lady of the Lake 1840,
Anne
barque, 211 tons, Simpson master, sailed 6 Jan 1841 for Sydney. Passengers Messrs Nimly, Elliot, Molony, Chapman, Dutton, Young and Allan, and 5 in the steerage. Export includes 91 casks cement, 140 boxes tea and part of original cargo.
Blossom
schooner, 43 tons, Jacobs master, sailed 6 Jan 1841 for Portland Bay, see notes for the Blossom
Lillias
schooner, 88 tons, Smith master, sailed 7 Jan 1841 for Hobart, see notes for the Lillias

Tuesday 12th Jan 1841
Mariner
schooner, 46 tons, Rolls master, arrived 8 Jan 1841 from Launceston, passengers Mars Rolls and Mr Cullen, see notes for the Mariner,
Agenora
schooner, 160 tons, Hurst master, sailed 8 Jan 1841 for Hobart, see notes for the Agenoria
Mary
cutter, 46 tons, Day master, sailed 8 Jan 1841 for Launceston, see notes for the Mary,
Clydesdale
barque, 514 tons, Bennett master, sailed 9 Jan 1841 for Sydney, see notes for the Clydesdale
Jewess
brig, 204 tons, Crew master, arrived 11 Jan 1841 from Sydney, see notes for the Jewess,
Truganina
schooner, 224 tons, master, sailed 11 Jan 1841 for Hobart. See notes for the Truganina,
  • Ariadne
    barque, 501 tons, McLeod master, arrived 9 Jan 1841 from Greenock,
  • Harvest Home
    barque, 280 tons, Todd master, sailed 11 Jan 1841 for Calcutta. In ballast see notes for the Harvest Home
Friday 15th Jan 1841
Industry
schooner, 96 tons, Murray master, Sailed 13 Jan 1841 for Launceston, see notes for the Industry,
  • Helen Thompson
    ship, 544 tons, Wilson master, arrived 12 Jan 1841 from Greenoak via Adelaide, see notes for the Helen Thompson,
  • Platina
    barque, 303 tons, Wycherby master, arrived 12 Jan 1841 from New Zealand, see notes for the Platina,
  • Flying Squirrel
    schooner, 89 tons, Clinch, arrived at Hobart 13 Jan from Port Phillip, 5 Jan, with a general cargo, passengers, Mr and Mrs Nicholls and three children, Mr Gradey, John Fielder, John Dcrnull
  • Dusty Miller
    90 tons, Saunders master, sailed 11 Jan from Launceston for Portland Bay, Guillan, agent, with sundries, passengers, Mr J Corney, Mr and Mrs Herbertson and three children, Mrs Sanders, Thomas Williams, Thomas Bryans, Joseph Stuck, James Lambert.
  • Lively
    32 tons, Davies master, arrived 13 Jan at Launceston from Portland Bay, in ballast, Connolly & Co agents, passengers Thomas Davies, Mrs Davies, Henry Saunders, Alfred Saunders, Samuel Bryan, William Miller.
Tuesday 19th Jan 1841
  • Ferguson
    ship, 555 tons, Virtue master, arrived 15 Jan 1841 from London via Plymouth, , see notes for the Ferguson,
  • Vesper
    brig, 224 tons, Yates master, sailed 15 Jan 1841 for Sydney in ballast. Passengers Messrs McKay, Glass and West, 14 prisoners, 1 constable and 4 soldiers in the steerage
  • Eamont
    barque, 277 tons, Walker master, sailed 16 Jan 1841 for Hobart in ballast. Passengers John Snell, George White.
  • Dumfries
    barque, 468 tons, Thomson master, sailed 18 Jan 1841 for Batavia and Singapore
Sisters
cutter, Mulhall master, arrived 15 Jan 1841 from the wreck of the Clonmel, see notes for the Sisters,
Will Watch
schooner, arrived 16 Jan 1841 from the wreck of the Clonmel, see notes for the Will Watch,
Agnes and Elizabeth
74 tons, M'Clellandmaster, sailed 16 Jan 1841 for Adelaide. Passengers Messrs Hoare, Dutton, Shean and Sanford
Margaret
schooner, 49 tons, Hudspeth master, arrived 17 Jan 1841 from Hobart and then Launceston on 8 Jan, see notes for the Margaret,
Gem
schooner, 76 tons, Pearce master, arrived 18 Jan 1841 from Hobart, see notes for the Gem
Bougah Maiden
cutter, 28 tons, Paul master, arrived 18 Jan 1841 from Geelong
Glenatron
brig, Young master, for Sydney with part of original cargo

Friday 22nd Jan 1841
Jewess
brig, 201 tons, Crew master, Sailed 19 Jan 1841 see notes for the Jewess
Shamrock
cutter, sailed 19 Jan 1841
Augustus
barque, 138 tons, M'Taggart master, sailed 19 Jan 1841 for Sydney,
Lady of the Lake
barque, 243 tons, Harbugh master, sailed 19 Jan 1841 for Hobart, see notes for the Lady of the Lake
Paul Pry
schooner, arrived 20 Jan 1841 see notes for the Paul Pry
Lord Hobart
brig, arrived 20 Jan 1841 see notes for the Lord Hobart, 10 names and 15 in the steerage
Maguasha
schooner, arrived 20 Jan 1841 see notes for the Maguasha, 10 names and 15 in the steerage
John Pirie
arrived 20 Jan 1841 the South Australian Company's schooner, see notes for the John Pirie, 10 names and 15 in the steerage
Sir Charles Forbes
arrived 20 Jan 1841 from Cork Ost 14, see notes for the Aug, 10 names and 15 in the steerage
Margaret
schooner, 49 tons, Hudspeth master, sailed 20 Jan 1841 see notes for the Margaret,
Sisters
cutter, 48 tons, Mulhall master, sailed 21 Jan 1841 cleared out 21 Jan 1841 from Melbourne for Sydney with passengers Dr McIntosh, Mrs McCulloch, Messrs Mitchell, Holland, Dickenson, and Morrison, A Innes, Vergen and 2 in steerage

Tuesday 26th Jan 1841
  • Sir Charles Forbes
    ship, 364 tons, Bacon master, arrived 21 Jan 1841 from London and Plymouth, from Cork Oct 14, 171 bounty passengers
    Janet
    brig, 239 tons, M'Phan master, arrived 23 Jan 1841 from Cape of Good Hope,
John Pirie
schooner, 106 tons, Hart master, Sailed 23 Jan 1841 for Launceston, 12 Passengers 2 in steerage
sailed 23 Jan 1841
Paul Pry
schooner, 56 tons, Hardingmaster, for Launceston, Passengers Captain Webster, Messrs Wood, Fetley, Evans, Lewis

Friday 29th Jan 1841
  • Nimrod
    ship, 469 tons, Manning master, arrived 26 Jan 1841 from Liverpool, see notes for the Nimrod,
Eagle
schooner, 108 tons, Kind master, arrived 26 Jan 1841 from Circula Head,
Adelaide
schooner, 96 tons, Johnston master, arrived 27 Jan 1841 from Hobart,
Charlotte
brig, 96 tons, Tregartha master, arrived 27 Jan 1841 from Launceston,
Mary
cutter, 56 tons, Day master, arrived 28 Jan 1841 from Launceston, on 22 Jan, Passengers Messrs. G. Lukin, Ferguson, Dodsworth, M'Kintosh, Huberday, M'Lachlan, Croemers, York, Brown, M'Carthy, Lucas, and Evans.
Tamar
schooner, 117 tons, Bell master, arrived 28 Jan 1841 from Launceston, 21 Jan, J. Raven, agent, with sundries, pasengers, Mr and Mrs Lloyd, Captain and Miss Margaret M'Donald, Miss Alexander, Messrs. Thomas, Emmett, Campbell, Davis, and Allross.
Gem
schooner, 76 tons, Pearce master, sailed 27 Jan 1841 for Launceston, Passengers Mrs Barratt,
  • Dusty Miller
    schooner, 90 tons, Sanders, arrived 25 Jan at Launceston from Portland, in ballast, Guillan, agent, passenger, Mrs Sanders.
  • Minerva
    schooner, 100 tons, Fawthrop, arrived 26 Jan at Launceston from Portland, Henty Co, agents, with sundries, passengers, Mr Sutton, Mr Frost, Mr George Lilly, Mr Brown, Mr Pringlewhite, George Jessop, George Fisher, J Powling and wife, Wm Macey, Wm Young
Tuesday 2nd Feb 1841
Henry
schooner, 74 tons, Captain Mitchell, arrived 29 Jan 1841 from Hobart 25 Jan,
Singapore
schooner, 74 tons, Captain Mitchell, arrived 29 Jan 1841 from Hobart 25 Jan,
Lillias
schooner, 74 tons, Captain Mitchell, arrived 29 Jan 1841 from Hobart 25 Jan,
Margaret
schooner 49 tons, William Lovett master, arriced 28 Jan 1841 from Hobart Jan 24, with 23 steerage passengers


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