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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.

September

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 3rd Sept 1841
Catherine
schooner, 164 tons, Bannatyne master, cleared 1 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 9 Sep, passenger Dr Dickson, Mr Dane
Truganini
schooner, 61 tons, Biscoe master, cleared 2 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 18 Sep, passengers Miss ODonnell, Miss Jones, A Donald
Diana
schooner, 18 tons, Raffle master, cleared 2 Sept from Port Phillip for Corner Inlet and Launceston arrived 13 Sep, passengers Messrs Harper, Campbell, Cruikshank, McDonnell, Watson, Pitcairn, James Bryson
  • Agnes and Elizabeth
    schooner, 38 tons, Vesey, for Port Phillip on 30 Aug, Fisher, agent, with timber
Tuesday 7th Sept 1841
  • Deva
    brig, 268 tons, Sprout master, arrived 3 Sept at Port Phillip from London 12 May, passenger Mr Kent
  • Gilbert Jamieson
    schooner, 118 tons, Thompson master, arrived 3 Sept at Port Phillip from Leith via Oporto 9 Apr, passenger Mr Strachan
Jane and Emma
cutter, 32 tons, Lontitt master, cleared 2 Sept from Port Phillip for Launceston arrived 10 Sep,
Alexandrina
brig, 151 tons, Smith master, arrived 3 Sept at Port Phillip from s, passengers Mr Tarburton, Mr Osbrey, Mrs Smith and four children, Miss Clifford, eleven convicts and one constable.
Flying Squirel
schooner, Clinch master, arrived 4 Sept at Port Phillip from Hobart, passengers Mr McKenzie. Miss E and Miss A Storey, 8 steerage
Tamar
schooner, 117 tons, Bell master, cleared 4 Sept from Port Phillip for Launceston arrived 14 Sep, passengers Rev Mr Davis, Mr Herrick, Dean, OConnor, Lyall, Allen, Miss Sarah Lambard, Mr Ransom, Ford, Strachan, Captain Jenkin, Henry Base
Will Watch
schooner, 63 tons, Harding master, cleared 4 Sept from Port Phillip for Launceston arrived 11 Sep, passengers Mrs Blake and 2 chn, WS Jamieson, Patrick Carthy, James Flinn, 4 prisoners and 2 constables
Dusty Miller
schooner, 90 tons, Saunders master, cleared 6 Sept from Port Phillip for Launceston arrived 13 Sep, passengers Mrs Saunders, Mr J Ritchie sen, J Ritchie jun, Mr William Wright, Mr Gullan, John Pitcher
  • Minerva
    13-the schooner Minerva, 110 tons, Fawthrop, sailed 13 Sep from Launceston for Portland, Henty & Co. agents, passengers F Henty, Esq., Robert Shaft, Magnus Smith, P Whyte Esq., TY Wilsmore Esq., Mrs Hedditch, Miss Allan, Miss Riley, Mr Herbertson, Janet Gray, Robert Kemp, W. Kelly, William Hawes, John Lambert, John Sheen, Robert Betts, John Pittman
Friday 10th Sept 1841
  • Brilliant
    barque, 338 tons, Ritchie master, cleared 7 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived Hobart 9 Sep, and New Zealand, passengers Mr RW Kirkland and 2 chn, and Mrs Horton for Britain, and for New Zealand, Mr and Mrs Adams, Mr McLachlan, Mr McDonald, Mr and Mrs Lowler/Lawler and child, J Allison, M.D., Mr and Mrs Adam, Mr M'Lachlan, Mr J Allison, M'Alpine, Thomas M'Gregor with wife and two children, Thomas Henderson and wife, John Bain and wife, David Holmes, James Smith, David Forrest, Isabella Mitchell, and Jessie Glover,
    This vessel brings the intelligence that the schooner Paul Pry from Launceston for Port Phillip, was lost off Cape Shank, in a white squall, on the 3d instant; the crew and passengers arrived in a boat at Port Phillip, on the 6th, with the description of one passenger drowned.
  • Thetis
    brig, 209 tons, Bissett master, cleared 8 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart, passenger Captain McDonnell
Sea Horse
schooner, 243 tons, Ewing master, arrived 7 Sept at Port Phillip from Sydney, passengers Mr and Mrs Nathan, Mrs Shaw, Mr and Mrs Benjamin, Mr Phillips, Mr Setten/Dutton, Mr Clowes, Captain Pearson, Captain Freeman, Mr Smith, Mr Boyd, Mr Kemmis, Mr Hertford, M Emanuel, Mr Tregartha, Mr AS Mollison, Mr Renny, Mr Manning, Mr Hodgson, and three in the ateerage.
Scout
brig, 1 tons, master, arrived 8 Sept at Port Phillip from Hobart, passengers Mr Robinson, Mr White, Mr Coleman, 2 steerage
Sea Horse
steamer, 243 tons, Ewing master, cleared 9 Sept from Port Phillip for Sydney arrived 13 Sep, passengers Dr McCrae, Mr Rodger, Renny, Barton, Strode, Peers, Forbes, Dunbar, and 10 steerage
Isabella
schooner, 69 tons, Murray master, arrived 9 Sept at Port Phillip from Hobart, passengers Mr and Mrs Smith, Mr Hockney, Blackburne, Boys, Bisker
Agnes and Elizabeth
schooner, 75 tons, Mitchell master, arrived 9 Sept at Port Phillip from Hobart on 30 Aug, passengers 1 Steerage
Caroline
brig, Woden master, arrived 9 Sept at Port Phillip from Hobart, passengers Mrs Sutch and child, Miss Taby, 3 Steerage
  • Rover
    schooner, Captain Boyce, departed Sydney on 9 Sep for Port Phillip, with sundries, passengers Mr E Walker and 1 steerage
  • St Kilda
    schooner, Captain Lawrence, arrived at Sydney 14 Sep, from Port Phillip departed 4 Sep, with sundries, passengers Mr Duncan, Mr Splatt, Mr Inglis and 4 steerage
Tuesday 14th Sept 1841
Hamilton
brig, 249 tons, Broadling master, cleared 9 Sept from Port Phillip for Portland and Hobart, passengers Rev AC Thomson, Mr Brettargh, Mr Alexander, 29 steerage
Flying Squirel
schooner, 87 tons, Clinch master, cleared 13 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 21 Sep, passengers Miss Hamilton, Messrs Ballinger, Buckland, Stallard, Williams, cargo 200 sheep,

Friday 17th Sept 1841
Lowestoft
schooner, 114 tons, Irvine master, arrived 13 Sept at Port Phillip from Launceston on 7 Sep, passengers Mr John Kilgower, Mr James Beveridge
Agenoria
schooner, 120 tons, Hurst master, cleared 14 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart, passengers Mr Wilson, Mr Cato
Scout
brig, 95 tons, Gwatkin master, cleared 14 Sept from Port Phillip for Launceston arrived 20 Sep, passengers Mr Wilson, Allen, Stratton, Mrs Cotterill, Mr Boys
Henry
brig, 107 tons, Grainger master, arrived 14 Sept at Port Phillip from Launceston, passengers Mr and Mrs Jacks, Miss Jacks, 2 steerage
  • Tasmania
    barque, 502 tons, Jamieson master, arrived 14 Sept at Port Phillip from London, passengers Hon Erskine Murray with Lady and 4 chn, Hon Dundas Murray, Mr and Mrs Erskel, Mr and Mrs Stowers, Mrs Cotterell, Mr Lynch, Mr Elliott, Mr and Mrs Langhorn, Mr Wikins, Mr Cartwright, Mr Stafford, Mr Wight, Doctor Munro, Mr Stewart, 40 steerage
Tuesday 21st Sept 1841
  • John Campbell
    ship, 624 tons, White master, cleared 17 Sept from Port Phillip for Sydney arrived 26 Sep, passengers Miss Palmer, Mr Lewis, Mr Graves, Mr Palmer, 1 steerage see my John Campbell notes
  • William
    barque, 277 tons, LeBair master, cleared 18 Sept from Port Phillip for Sydney arrived 28 Sep, passengers Mr and Mrs Lenter, Mr and Mrs Cameron and 3 chn, Mr Vick, Mr Moullin, 5 prisoners and 2 constables
  • Forth
    ship, 481 tons, William Baxter master, arrived 19 Sept at Port Phillip from London 13 and Plymouth 25 May, passengers 232 immigrants under superintendence of Dr Maddox
Royal Mail
schooner, 90 tons, Hay master, arrived 18 Sept at Port Phillip from Adelaide, passengers 3 steerage
Lively
cutter, 32 tons, Thompson master, cleared 18 Sept from Port Phillip for Launceston arrived 26 Sep, cargo 60 bullock hides
Isabella
schooner, 68 tons, Murray master, cleared 18 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart,
Sea Horse
steamer, 213 tons, Ewing master, arrived 20 Sept at Port Phillip from Sydney on 17 Sep, passengers Mr and Mrs Meek, Mr and Mrs Carrington, Mr and Mrs Shearman, Miss Shaw, Captain Cole, Mr Patterson, Curlers/Curlewis, Peirman, Rodger, Rutledge, Patterson, Doctor Pugh, Mr Dunbar, Mr Lewis, 11 steerage

Friday 24th Sept 1841
Mary
cutter, Ludwick master, arrived 18 Sept at Port Phillip from Western Port, passenger Mr Thom
Alpha
cutter, 20 tons, Tennant master, arrived 20 Sept at Port Phillip from Western Port, passengers Mr Rawson, Mr Ferguson
Lillias
schooner, 20 tons, Smith master, arrived 20 Sept at Port Phillip from Hobart, passengers Mr Furlong, Mr Gatehouse, 1 steerage
  • St Helena
    schooner, 112 tons, Canvin master, arrived 20 Sept at Port Phillip from Adelaide on 11 Sep, passengers Mrs Mullit, Mrs Pope, 1 steerage
  • Strathfieldsaye
    bargue, 476 tons, Warren master, cleared 21 Sept from Port Phillip for Sydney arrived 5 Oct, passengers Messrs Spence, Walker, 3 steerage, 17 prisoners of the crown, 2 constables and 5 soldiers
Jane and Emma
cutter, 33 tons, Loutitt master, arrived 21 Sept at Port Phillip from Launceston on 11 Sep
Will Watch
schooner, 63 tons, Harding master, arrived 22 Sept at Port Phillip from Launceston on 17 Sep, passengers Mr and Mrs Herbert, Charles Sticklings, John Turner
Maguasha
brig, 156 tons, Taylor master, arrived 22 Sept at Port Phillip from Hobart, passenger Mr Wright
Bandicoot
schooner, 56 tons, Griffiths master, arrived 22 Sept at Port Phillip from Hobart on 11 Sep
Caroline
brig, 157 tons, Woodin master, cleared 22 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart,
Sea Horse
steamer, 243 tons, Ewing master, cleared 22 Sept from Port Phillip for Sydney arrived 26 Sep, passengers Mr McDonnell/Ranald MacDonald of Glengarry, Messrs H and J Smith, Dean, Emanuel, 5 steerage
Helen and Elizabeth
schooner, 40 tons, Vesey master, arrived 23 Sept at Port Phillip from Launceston,

Tuesday 28th Sept 1841
Mary
cutter, 58 tons, Mickelburgh master, cleared 26 Sept from Port Phillip for Port Albert,
Henry
brig, 107 tons, Grainger master, cleared 27 Sept from Port Phillip for Launceston, arrived 2 Oct, passengers Doctor Pugh, Messrs Allan, Anderson, White, Henrick, Tregurtha, Captain Forman
Alexandrina
brig, 151 tons, Thompson master, cleared 27 Sept from Port Phillip for Sydney arrived 5 Oct, passengers Mr Thompson, Mr Smith, Mr Borean/Bowman
Lillias
schooner, 88 tons, Smith master, cleared 27 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 7 Oct,
  • Christina
    brig, Captain Birkenshaw, arrived in Sydney 29 Sep from Port Phillip, with sundries, passengers Rev Mr Orton and son, Mr Pears, Mr and Mrs Montague, Miss Neestrip, Mr Flannigan
  • Isabella
    schooner, Murray master, cleared from Port Phillip on 29 Sep for Hobart arrived 7 Oct, with sheep
  • Agnes and Elizabeth
    schooner, Mitchell master, cleared from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 7 Oct,
Friday 1st Oct 1841
  • Herald
    schooner, 191 tons, Hancock master, cleared 28 Sept from Port Phillip for Batavia, passengers Mr Cullen, Messrs M and M Gautrot
  • Maia
    barque, 215 tons, Sproud master, cleared 30 Sept from Port Phillip for India
  • Tasmania
    barque, 592 tons, Jamieson master, cleared 30 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 12 Oct, with part of original cargo, passengers Mr Thornloe, 38 immigrants from London Messrs Furlonge, Thorne, Dr Maddox, Mr and Mrs Monkton and two children, Mr and Mrs Locke and two children, Mr and Mrs H Townsend and four children, Mr and Mrs C Townsend and three children, Mr and Mrs Cattle and six children, Mr and Mrs Drayton, Mr and Mrs Lloyd, John Baker, George Sweetie, Charles Louch, James Billing, George Hayward, George Hooper, George Gulley, W Hansford
Tamar
schooner, 117 tons, Bell master, arrived 28 Sept at Port Phillip from Launceston on 23 Sep, passengers Miss JS, E and C Hill, Miss McDonald, Captain N Ritchie, Messrs McCullock, Wedge, Ritchie, Lyall, Maddox, G Dore
Dusty Miller
schooner, 90 tons, Saunders master, arrived 28 Sept at Port Phillip from Launceston, passengers Mrs James and child, John Ritchie jun, 5 steerage
Lowestoft
schooner, 114 tons, Irvine master, cleared 28 Sept from Port Phillip for Launceston arrived 2 Oct, passenger Mr Neil
Will Watch
schooner, 63 tons, Harding master, cleared 29 Sept from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers Mr and Mrs Nathan, Mrs Solomon, M Ryan, Mr Willis, Mr Kennedy
Devonshire
schooner, 30 tons, Robinson master, cleared 29 Sept from Port Phillip for Sydney, passengers Mr Carey, Mrs Creamer
Alpha
cutter, 26 tons, Bennett master, cleared 29 Sept from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers Miss Anderson, Mr King, Mr Ferguson
  • Weekly report of Vessels in Harbour, to 30 Sep
    Ships - William Metcalfe laid on for Manilla, Forth laid on for Sydney
    Barques - Augustus laid on for Sydney, Tasmania laid on for Hobart, Maia laid on for India
    Brigs - Deva laid on for London, Maguasha discharging
    Schooners - Bandicoot, Royal Mail laid on for Launceston, Truganini, Gilbert Jamieson laid on for Hobart, Devonshire laid on for Sydney, Herald laid on for Batavia, Tamar and Dusty Miller discharging, Industry loading cargo
    Cutter Alpha laid on for Launceston
    Steamer - Corsair laid up
  • Vessels at the Queens Wharf
    Schooners - Ellen & Elizabeth discharging
    Cutters - Ranger, Emily and Jane & Emma refitting, Mary discharging, Lucy loading
    Steamer - Fairy Queen, refitting

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,
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