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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.

July

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)

Friday 2nd July 1841
Maguasha
brig, 152 tons, Taylor master, arrived 1 July at Port Phillip from Hobart, passengers Mrs Kennedy and family, Mrs Finnigan and family, Mr Anderson, Mr McCrew
Emma
brig, arrived 1 July at Port Phillip from Sydney
Challenger
schooner, 100 tons, Robertson master, arrived 1 July at Port Phillip from Launceston, 2 passengers in steerage
Tamar
schooner, 117 tons, master, arrived 1 July at Port Phillip from Launceston, passengers Mrs Hill, Miss Ellen Hill, Miss J Hill, Master Hill, Miss White, Mrs Hudsforth, Mrs Frazer, Mr JB Were, J Orr, Mr Perkins, Mr Reed, Mr Toby, Mr Seldon, Mr Griffin, Mr Smith, Mr Thornton.
Midge
cutter, arrived 1 July at Port Phillip from Corner Inlet, passengers Mr Broadribb, Mr Kirsop
  • Adelaide
    schooner, Johnson, arrived 8 July at Hobart from Port Phillip, 30 June, with 200 sheep, G Wilson, l6 barrels oatmeal, 12 tun butts, Willis & Co, 9 bags coffee, 2 casks clothes-lines, J Barrett, passenger, Mrs Johnson See Adelaide
Tuesday 6th July 1841
Lord Hobart
brig, 161 tons, Harburgh master, arrived 5 July at Port Phillip from Hobart, passengers Mr griggs, Mr Webster, Mr Corby, Mr Clancey, 2 in steerage
Jupiter
barque, 220 tons, Hicks master, cleared 5 July from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers Mr Walpole and 1 in steerage, cargo 54 head cattle

Friday 9th July 1841
  • Lady St Kilda
    schooner, 136 tons, Lawrence master, arrived 6 July at Port Phillip from Plymouth 27 Feb, no passengers
  • Ann Sophia
    brig, 238 tons, James master, cleared 7 July from Port Phillip for Port Nicholson, New Zealand, passengers Mr Leigh, Dickson and 3 in steerage, see my Ann Sophia notes
  • Georgiana
    barque, 406 tons, Robinson master, cleared 9 July and sailed 10 July from Port Phillip for Calcutta, in ballast
Tamar
schooner, 117 tons, Bell master, cleared 6 July from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers Mr T Jackson, Mrs Taylor, Mr Hill, Mr Strachan, Mr Henry Best, Mr Murdock, David Flemming, Patrick Cain, Thomas Best, William Rose, Emily Stafford
Will Watch
schooner, 63 tons, Harding master, arrived 7 July at Port Phillip from Launceston on 3 July, passengers Mrs Beale, Mr Campbell, Mr Lyon, Mr Hayes
Jewess
brig, 204 tons, Crew master, cleared 8 July from Port Phillip for Sydney, passengers Mr Donaldson, Kinghorne, Anderson, 2 in steerage

Tuesday 13th July 1841
Cascade
cutter, 39 tons, Patterson master, arrived 9 July at Port Phillip from Hobart,
Truganini
cleared 9 July from Port Phillip for Hobart, passengers
  • Swan River Packet
    schooner, being deep laden, was towed by the Aphrasia on Sat 10 July, from Williams town to Melbourne in an hour and a half.
    Discharging at Queens Wharf
  • Rebecca
    cutter, is being refitted, at Queen's Wharf
Friday 16th July 1841
Challenger
schooner, 81 tons, Bobertson master, cleared 13 July from Port Phillip for Launceston,
Maguasha
brig, 152 tons, Taylor master, cleared 13 July from Port Phillip for Hobart, passengers 3 in steerage, exports 32 head cattle, 300 sheep
Will Watch
schooner, 63 tons, Harding master, cleared 14 July from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers Mr Fenn, Mr Broomfield
Christina
brig, 126 tons, Birkenshaw master, arrived 15 July at Port Phillip from Sydney 3 July, see my Christina notes
  • Benares
    barque, 520 tons, Gilkison master, cleared 14 July from Port Phillip for Adelaide, arrived 27 July, passengers Messrs Charles Campbell, Jacob Hagen, Crawford, Brewster, 3 steerage
  • Thetis
    brig, 210 tons, Bissett master, arrived 15 July at Port Phillip from Sydney on 2 July, see my Thetis notes
  • Comet
    brig, 120 tons, Rodan master, arrived 15 July at Port Phillip from Cape of Good Hope via Adelaide arrived 7 and departed 10 July, passengers Mrs Rodan, 2 chn and servants, 4 in steerage, with a general cargo including boxes of dried fruit - raisins, peaches, apricots, apples, almonds, pears
Tuesday 20th July 1841
  • Royal Saxon
    barque, 510 tons, Lodge master, arrived 17 July at Port Phillip from Cork 19 March, see my Royal Saxon notes
  • England
    ship, 910 tons, Thompson master, arrived 17 July at Port Phillip from Liverpool 4 Apr, see my England notes
Lillias
schooner, 86 tons, Smith master, arrived 16 July at Port Phillip from Hobart, passengers mrs Winchester and child, Captain Blackburne, Mr McNamara, 3 steerage
Lord Hobart
brig, 161 tons, Harburgh master, cleared 17 July from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 26 July, passengers Mr Austin, Mrs Stewart and child, Mr Maddox, John Steward, Michael Wood, John Smith, and William Raine
Paul Pry
schooner, 56 tons, Jenkins master, arrived 18 July at Port Phillip from Launceston, passengers Mr Petrie. Mr Fawn, 4 in steerage
Scout
brig, 95 tons, Gwatkin master, arrived 18 July at Port Phillip from Launceston, passenger Mr Thpmpson
  • Fox
    brig, 222 tons, Lowe master, sailed 16 July from Adelaide for Portland and Port Fairy
Friday 23th July 1841
Henry
brig, 107 tons, Grainger master, arrived 19 July at Port Phillip from Launceston, passengers Mr McKinlay, 1 Steerage see my Henry notes
Lady Emma
barque, 125 tons, Buckland master, arrived 18 July at Geelong, and 20 July at Port Phillip, from Launceston on 16 July, passengers Captain Ruffle, Messrs manifold, J and A Allen, Thompson, James, McCrae, McLaren, Campbell, Augustus, Gore see my Lady Emma notes
Mary
cutter, 57 tons, Mickleburgh master, arrived 20 July at Port Phillip from Corner Inlet, passengers Mr Evans, Mr Connor
Lillias
schooner, 88 tons, Smith master, cleared 20 July from Port Phillip for Hobart, passengers 1 steerage
Emily
cutter, 26 tons, Henry master, cleared 22 July from Port Phillip for Capt Paterson, passengers Mr Kirsopp, Mr Morris
Comet
brig, 120 tons, Rodan master, cleared 22 July from Port Phillip for Sydney, passengers Mrs Rodan and 2 chn
Scout
brig, 95 tons, Gwatkin master, cleared 22 July from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers Mr Higgins, Mr Cruikshank, 1 steerage
  • Australasian Packet
    reported in The Sydney herald, Wed 14 July 1841 - barque, Captain Nichols, left Sydney Tue 13 July for Port Phillip, with sundries, passngers Captain Gordon, Mrs Field, Mr Spence, Mr Benjamin, Mr Phillips, Mr Rhodius, and 8 steerage, 6 convicts, and one constable
  • Sea Horse
    reported in The Sydney herald, Wed 14 July 1841 - steamer, is undergoing a thorough cleaning and painting, which is expected to be completed in about a week
    On 23 July report - due to late bad weather, she has not been able to get painted
Tuesday 27th July 1841
  • George Fife
    barque, 469 tons, Pike master, arrived 23 July at Port Phillip from London via Plymouth 21 March, see my George Fyfe notes, 214 Bounty immigrants
  • Anne
    barque, Captain Simson, sailed Sat 24 July from Sydney for Port Phillip, passengers Mr Howard, Mr McMillan and child, Mr Gardner, Mr Hammond and 9 steerage see my Anne notes
  • Australasian Packet
    barque, 194 tons, Hoskin master, renewed her voyage from Sydney on Sat 24 July, for Port Phillip, arrived 1 August see my Australasian Packet notes
  • Brilliant
    barque, 338 tons, Ritchie master, arrived 25 July at Port Phillip from Greenoch 28 Dec 1840, Cork 28 Jan, Sierra Leone 8 March, Cape of Good Hope 2 June, see my Brilliant notes
  • William Abrams
    ship, 706 tons, Hamlin master, arrived 26 July at Port Phillip from Greenock 28 Mar, see my William Abrams notes
  • Stratheden
    barque, 420 tons, Wolfe master, arrived 26 July at Port Phillip from London on 6 April, see my Edina notes
Paul Pry
schooner, 56 tons, Jenkins master, cleared 23 July from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers Miss Kittoe, 1 steerage
Agnes and Elizabeth
schooner, 76 tons, Mitchell master, arrived 23 July at Port Phillip from Hobart on 6 July, See Agnes and Elizabeth
Isabella
schooner, 69 tons, Murray master, arrived 23 July at Port Phillip from Hobart 15 July, passengers Mr Orr, mr and Mrs Johnson and child
Flying Squirel
schooner, 87 tons, Clinch master, arrived 24 July at Port Phillip from Hobart, passengers Mr McNicol, Dunton, Fisher. Williams
Corsair
steamer, 500 tons, Fox Commander, cleared 24 July from Port Phillip for Corner Inlet, passengers
Lady Emma
barque, 135 tons, Buckland master, cleared 24 July from Port Phillip for Launceston arrived 3 Aug, in ballast
Christina
brig, Birkenshaw master, cleared 26 July from Port Phillip for Sydney arrived 3 Aug, passengers Miss Mcgregor, Messrs Jeffreys, J and T Barclay, Hunter, Allerton, Bryon
Passengers arrived at Sydney - Miss M'Gregor, Mrs Lumeafaut, Rev Mr Orton and son, Mr Jeffrey, Mr Hunter, Mr J and S Barclay, Mr Allerton, Mr Mattinson, Mr Byron, Mr Gore, Mr M'Laner, Mr Jackson, Mr Stone, and five steerage - two convicts, one constable, and two soldiers.
Christina got stuck on Sun 23 July, on the bar at the mouth of the river, and did not get clear till Weds 26th, to clear for Sydney

Tuesday 30th July 1841

Emma
brig, 121 tons, Ward master, cleared 28 July from Port Phillip for , passengers Mr and Mrs Bayers, Mr Lovett, 2 steerage
Tamar
schooner, 117 tons, Bell master, arrived 29 July at Port Phillip from Launceston, passengers Mrs Newton and 2 chn, Mrs Capon, Mr. W. Drumand/Domain, Mrs Bell, Mr Strachan, Benjamin Lee
  • Westminster
    barque, 650 tons, Michie master, arrived 28 July at Port Phillip from London and Plymouth 17 April, see my Westminster notes
  • Minerva
    schooner, 100 tons, Fawthrop master, arrived 23 July at Launceston from Portland Bay, Henty & Co, agents, with sundries, passengers, Mr Fitzpatrick, John Edwards, Mr Sanders
  • Will Watch
    schooner, 63 tons, Harding master, arrived 24 July at Launceston from Port Phillip, Fisher, agent, in ballast, passengers, Messrs Fenn, Jones, Claridge, Barrett, Owen, Broomfield, S Austin, Mrs Blake and child, James Beveridge, Mr Wood.
  • Scout
    brig, 95 tons, Gwatkin master, arrived 26 July at Launceston from Port Phillip, Willis & Co., agents,in ballast, passengers, Mr. Cruickshank, Mr and Mrs Higgins, Jane Welch
  • Paul Pry
    schooner, 56 tons, Jenkins master, arrived 26 July at Launceston from Port Phillip, J. Tetley, agent, with sundries, passengers, Miss Kittrie and John Burgess.
Tuesday 3rd August 1841
Caroline
brig, 156 tons, Woodin master, arrived 30 July at Port Phillip from Hobart, no passengers
Adelaide
schooner, 96 tons, Johnson master, arrived 30 July at Port Phillip from Hobart, passengers Mrs Johnson, 2 steerage
Agnes & Elizabeth
schooner, 74 tons, Mitchell master, cleared 30 July from Port Phillip for Twofold Bay, then Hobart arrived 19 Aug, passengers Captain Pattersom, Mr and Mrs Williams, 6 steerage
Flying Squirel
, 87 tons, Clinch master, cleared 30 July from Port Phillip for Hobart, arrived 12 Aug 1841, passengers Rev W Richardson, lady and child, WJT Clark Esq, Mrs Smith, Miss Landon, Miss Flynn, Mr White, Mr Griffiths, Mr McCarthy. Cargo 200 sheep, 60 bullock hides, 8 casks tallow, 200 sheep skins, 8 casks beef, 61 hides, John Clinch Agent - see my Flying Squirel notes
Sea Horse
steamer, 500 tons, Ewing master, arrived 31 July at Port Phillip from Sydney 27 July, passengers Colonel Woodhouse, Mr Gellibrand, Mr Crawford, Mr Walker, Mr Templeton, Mr and Mrs Erskine and child, Miss RE Ellis, Miss M Ellis, Mr Hayes, Mr Fennell, Mr Robinson, Mr Ebden, Mr Duncan, Miss McKillop, and four in the steerage

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