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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.

March

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)

Tuesday 2nd March 1841
Naiad
schooner, 68 tons, Murray master, arrived 1 March from Hobart, passengers Lamb, Bucer
Isabella
schooner, 103 tons, Carr master, arrived 1 March from Hobart, passengers Mr Power +4 steerage
  • Argyle
    barque, 700 tons, John Gatenby master, arrived 1 March from London via Plymouth 11 Nov, and St Jago 6 Dec with Marshall's Immigrants, passengers Cabin Capt Banbury with lady and child, Imports include a Durham cow and bull calk - see my Argyle March notes
  • Nimrod
    ship, 469 tons, Manning master, cleared 1 March for Sydney, see my Nimrod notes
Friday 5th March 1841
  • Bandicoot
    schooner, 55 tons, Griffiths master, cleared 1 March from Port Phillip, arrived 5 Mar at Hobart, passenger James Black, cargo 13 bales wool, 1 cask fat
  • Agenoria
    schooner, 129 tons, Hurst master, arrived Hobart 9 March from Port Phillip on 4 Mar, with stock, passengers Mr and Mrs Wigmore and family, Elina and Edward Galway, Frances Coffee, Mr and Mrs Featherstone, Mrs Hyde, Thomas Grubbin
  • Majestic
    barque, 316 tons, Smith master, cleared 4 March for London, cargo 692 bales wool, 102 hogsheads whale oil, etc see notes for the Majestic
  • Isabella
    schooner, Murray master, cleared 19 Feb from Launceston, for Port Phillip, with sundries
Tuesday 9th March 1841
Tamar
schooner, 117 tons, Bell master, cleared 5 March for Launceston, passengers see my Tamar notes
Elizabeth Lloyd
schooner, 30 tons, Bowen master, cleared 5 March for Hobart, passenger Mrs Bowen
Ann
barque, 212 tons, Simpson master, arrived 6 March from Sydney, passengers see my Ann notes
Sir John Franklin
schooner, 51 tons, Gill master, cleared 6 March for Launceston arrived 15 March, passengers Mr JH Campbell, H Jenkins, see my Sir John Franklin notes
Gem
schooner, 76 tons, Pearce master, cleared 6 March for Launceston, passengers see my Gem notes
Lord Hobert
brig, 161 tons, Sinclair master, arrived 7 March from Hobart, passengers see my Lord Hobert notes
  • Rookery
    barque, 311 tons, Bourne master, cleared 6 March for London, passengers see my Rookery notes
Friday 12th March 1841
Abeona
brigantine, 96 tons, Blackbourne master, arrived 8 March from Adelaide, passengers see my Abeona notes
Jewess
brig, 204 tons, Crew master, arrived 9 March from Sydney, passengers see my Jewess notes
Australasian Packet
barque, 193 tons, McPherson master, arrived 9 March from Sydney, passengers His Honor Judge Willis and Lady, Rev Mr Wilkinson with Lady and child, and 38 more
Maguasha
schooner, 152 tons, Taylor master, cleared 9 March for Hobart arrived 21 March, passenger Mrs Sweep
Abeona
brigantine, 96 tons, Blackbourne master, cleared 9 March for Hobart, see my Abeona notes
Mary
cutter, 21 tons, Ludwicke master, arrived 10 March from King's Island, cargo includes part of the wreck of the Isabella
Will Watch
schooner, 63 tons, Louttit master, cleared 11 March for Portland, passengers Mr and Mrs Osbone and 2 chn, Mr Lilly, Mr Pollard, Gregory, Clinty and 12 in steerage

Tuesday 16th March 1841
  • Elizabeth Lloyd
    schooner, 30 tons, Bowen master, arrived Hobart 21 March from Port Phillip 11 March, in ballast, passenger Mrs Bowen
William Hughes
brig, 121 tons, Culberton master, arrived 11 March from Launceston, see my William Hughes notes
Naiad
schooner, 103 tons, Carr master, cleared 12 March for Hobart arrived 24 March, cargo 350 sheep
Isabella
schooner, 68 tons, Murray master, cleared 12 March for Hobart arrived 20 March, passengers Mr Knight and 2 sons, Mr Steel
William Hughes
brig, 124 tons, Culberton master, cleared 12 March for Launceston, cargo 500 sheep
Blossom
schooner, 43 tons, Fox master, arrived 13 March from Launceston, passengers see my Blossom notes
Adelaide
schooner, 96 tons, Johnson master, arrived 13 March from Hobart, passengers Dr Campbell, Mrs Beaty and 2 chn, Mrs Cotter and 6 chn, Messrs George, Robert and William White, Mr Chisholm, Mr Dowling, cargo includes 2 horses, 2 carts, an order
Paul Pry
schooner, 56 tons, Harding master, arrived 14 March from Launceston on 12 March, see my Paul Pry notes
Brothers
brig, 121 tons, McKenzie master, arrived 14 March from Hobart on 7 March, passengers Dr Sutherland, Capt Smith, Messrs McKenzie, Armitage, and 17 in steerage
  • Jean
    brig, 133 tons, Clark master, cleared 13 March for London, cargo 631 bales wool
Friday 19th March 1841
  • Bandicoot
    schooner, 55 tons, departed Hobart 9 March for Port Phillip, with sundries
Thomas Crisp
schooner, 175 tons, Finlay master, cleared 17 March for Sydney, see my Thomas Crisp notes
Brothers
brig, 121 tons, McKenzie master, cleared 18 March for Geelong and Hobart, with 500 sheep and part of her original cargo, see my Brothers notes

Tuesday 23rd March 1841
Australasian Package
barque, 191 tons, Nichols master, cleared 19 March for Sydney, passengers
Ann
barque, 212 tons, master, cleared 19 March for Sydney, passengers
Henry
brig, 107 tons, Toby master, arrived 20 March from Launceston, passengers Messrs Wood, Collard, M'Ready, Mr and Mrs Griffin, Robertson, Harris, Randal, Jane Randal, James Leagc, John Horne, George Robertson, James Kirby, Neale, Thomas Doddery, Page, Blanman, Whitman, O'Meata.
Singapore
barque, 303 tons, Hamilton master, arrived 20 March from Corner Inlet (Wilson's Promontory), passengers Dr Stewart, Mr Orr, Mr Rankin
Lord Hobart
brig, 161 tons, Sinclair master, cleared 20 March for Hobart, cargo
Paul Pry
schooner, 56 tons, Harding master, cleared 20 March for Launceston, see my Paul Pry notes
Lowestoft
schooner, 114 tons, Irvine master, cleared 20 March for Launceston, passenger Mr Griffith, A Cummings, Thomas Russell, Thomas King

Friday 26th March 1841
Will Watch
schooner, 63 tons, Lovett master, arrived 24 March from Portland, passengers Mr and Mrs Boy/Roy
Industry
schooner, 96 tons, Murray master, arrived 24 March from Launceston on 19 Mar, passengers Rev Mr Granger, Mr ONeill, Mr Laithman, John Stevens, Sarah May and child, Charles Parsons, John Paine, Thomas Davis, James Groves, Mr Anderson, John Pitt, Henry O'Neil, William Stevens
  • Adelaide
    schooner, 96 tons, Johnstone master, arrived Hobart 31 March from Port Phillip on 26 Mar, with sheep, pork, etc, passengers C Banbury Esq., John Smith, Mrs Dennett and chn, Mark Bennett, Mrs Bellenger, Mrs Sinkley, Mrs Calvert and 2 chn - see notes on Adelaide
Tuesday 30th March 1841
Tamar
schooner, 117 tons, Bell master, arrived 26 March from Launceston, see my Tamar notes
Dusty Miller
schooner, 90 tons, Sanders master, arrived 26 March from Portland, and cleared 26 March for Launceston, see my Dusty Miller notes
Henry
brig, 107 tons,Toby master, cleared 26 March for Launceston, see my Henry notes
  • Brothers
    brig, 121 tons, McKenzie master, cleared 28 Mar 1841 from Geelong for Hobart passengers Mr Condell, cargo 600 sheep, arrived 11 April at Hobart Town from Port Phillip on 1st April with sheep, passengers Mr Reid, Mr Ricketts, Mr Armytage, Captain Smith, Mr Candle, Mr Mills
  • York
    ship, 1015 tons, Legg master, cleared 26 March for Sydney, see my York notes
  • Neptune
    ship, 641 tons, WJ Ferris master, arrived 28 March from London via Plymouth 12 Dec, see my Neptune notes
  • Indus
    ship, 422 tons, Clarke master, arrived 28 March from Calcutta 23 Jan, see my Indus notes
  • Eagle
    barque, 434 tons, JM Buckley master, cleared 29 March for London, see my Eagle notes
Tuesday 30th March 1841

Tamar
schooner, 117 tons, Bell master, cleared 31 March for Launceston arrived 5 April, passengers Messrs King, Alison, Huiton, Campbell, Wignall, Myers, Jenkinson, Young, Stanton, Folder, cargo 300 sheep
Christina
Brig, 126 tons, Birkenshaw master, cleared 31 March for Sydney, passengers Mrs Birkenshaw, Mr Ayrton, 5 in steerage
Industry
schooner, 96 tons, Murray master, cleared 31 March for Launceston, cargo 14 bullocks, 256 sheep, etc
  • Minetta
    schooner, 110 tons, Fawthrop, departured from Launceston 25 Mar for Portland Bay, Henty & Co, agents, with sun dries, passengers F Yand, EW Wilmore Esq, George Whyte Esq, G Howell, Thomas Jones, James Murphy, H Cain, Charles Boyd, William Howles, H McLemond, Joseph, Eliza, and Anne McLemond, C Saunders, Alfred Saunders, William and Frederick Saunders, William Jones, Anne Bennett, William Wood, James Allen, William Marcey, John Giles

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Notes on Vessels by name - Abeona, Bandicoot, Devonshire, Hamilton, Kilmaurs, Maguasha, Patriot, Tamar,
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