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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.

November

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 5th Nov 1841
William Hughes
brig, 124 tons, Hoskin master, arrived 2 Nov at Port Phillip from Sydney, passengers JA Pinnock Esq and suite, Messrs Arden, Ayton, Rules, Boyle, Alexander Smith, James Smith, A Smith, Mr and Mrs Smith, Mr and Mrs Brown,
Catherine
schooner, 164 tons, Bannatyne master, arrived 2 Nov at Port Phillip from Hobart, passenger John McKinnon
Will Watch
schooner, Harding master, arrived 2 Nov at Port Phillip from Launceston, passengers Mr Levien, Mr Thomas
Ellen and Elizabeth
schooner, Vesey master, arrived 3 Nov at Port Phillip from Portland, passengers Mrs Tanson, Mrs Taylor, 3 soldiers, 1 costable, 17 prisoners
Mary
cutter, Theobald master, cleared 3 Nov from Port Phillip for Port Albert, passengers Mr Day, 2 steerage
Challenger
schooner, 81 tons, Robertson master, arrived 4 Nov at Port Phillip from Adelaide, passengers
  • Georgiana
    barque, Robinson master, arrived 4 Nov at Port Phillip from Rotty and Timor, passengers Mr Dunlop, Captai Lemin, Mr Lane, 1 steerage
  • Lorina
    brig, 1 tons, Salter master, arrived 4 Nov at Port Phillip from Lonbock, passengers William Cleveland, John Nelson
  • Diamond
    barque, 1 tons, Taylor master, arrived 4 Nov at Port Phillip from London 1 July and Cork 23 July, passengers Mr Gilbert and family, two Mr Thompso, Mr Cooper, Mr Rycroft, Mr Bowler, Mr Maunsell and Lady, Mr Brickshank, 6 Intermediates, 330 immigrants under superintendence of Dr Irons, 7 births and 8 deaths
  • Minerva
    schooner, 110 tons, Fawthrop master, cleared 1 Nov from Launceston for Portland Bay, Henty & Co., agents, passengers, Thomas Strachan Esq, Dr J Sutherland, Mr Henry Hayden, Mrs Hayden, Henry Wilson, A M'Inncy, William Murphy, Samuel Howarth, Joseph Shynner, Thomas Kent, Ann Beek, Joseph Beck, William Turner
  • Alpha
    cutter, 26 tons, Bennett master, cleared 1 Nov from Launceston for Port Phillip, J Guillan, agent, with sundries, passenger Mr Massey,
  • Childers
    brig, Slllis master, arrived 13 Nov 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip, 7 Nov, with sundries
Tuesday 9th Nov 1841
Sarah Bell
brig, 159 tons, Bell master, arrived 5 Nov at Port Phillip from Newcastle, cargo 200 tons coal
Catherine
schooner, 164 tons, Bannatyne master, cleared 5 Nov sailed from Port Phillip 10 Nov for Launceston, arrived 13 Nov 1841, G Fisher, agent, with cattle, passenger, passenger Mr B Loe/Lee
Will Watch
schooner, 63 tons, Harding master, cleared 5 Nov and sailed 7 Nov from Port Phillip for Launceston arrived 11 Nov 1841, G Fisher, agent, in ballast, passengers, Mr Waterhouse, Mr George Fisher, Mr Hoffman, 10 in steerage
Dusty Miller
schooner, 90 tons, Saunders master, cleared 6 Nov from Melbourne, arrived 12 Nov 1841 at Launceston from Geelong, J Guillan, agent, with 200 sheep-passenger, Mr Charles Hayes
Ellen and Elizabeth
schooner, 40 tons, Vesey master, cleared 6 Nov from Port Phillip and sailed 9 Nov for Portland, passengers included 68 immigrants. Chartered by government, who are paying all expenses
Majuasha
brig, 152 tons, Taylor master, cleared 6 Nov from Port Phillip and sailed 8 Nov for Hobart, arrived 15 Nov 1841 at Hobart, passengers Mr and Mrs Worthy, Mrs Taylor, Mr Saunders, Mr Elliott, Mr Cowan
  • Intrinsic
    sailed 6 Nov from Port Phillip for Bombay
  • Agricola
    sailed 7 Nov from Port Phillip for Calcutta
  • Grindlay
    sailed 8 Nov from Port Phillip for Launceston
Scout
brig, 95 tons, Gwatkin master, arrived 7 Nov at Port Phillip from Launceston on 3 Nov, Willis & Co., agents, passengers, Dr Synnott, Mr Spencer, Mr Hobson
Caroline
brig, 155 tons, Woodin master, arrived 7 Nov at Port Phillip from Hobart, departed on 5 Nov
Naiad
schooner, 103 tons, Lindsay master, arrived 7 Nov at Port Phillip from Hobart, passenger in steerage
Sir John Franklin
schooner, 100 tons, Jenkins master, arrived 8 Nov at Port Phillip from Launceston on 4 Nov, Turnbull, Orr and Co, Agents
  • Liverpool
    Old master, arrived 22 Nov 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip 1 Nov, with sundries. Passengers Messrs Cox, Lane
  • Ann
    barque, Simpson master arrived 14 Nov 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip, 8 Nov with sundries Passengers Mrs Simpson and child, Messrs McPherson, Hordern, and two steerage
Friday 12th Nov 1841
  • Thomas Arbuthnot
    ship, 621 tons, Brown master, cleared 9 Nov from Port Phillip for Calcutta, part of original cargo
Abeona
brigantine, 96 tons, Blackbourne master, cleared 9 Nov, sailed 14 Nov from Port Phillip for Hobart, cargo 300 sheep, arrived 19 Nov 1841 at Hobart, passenger Mr Horton,
Lunar
schooner, Johnstone master, cleared 9 Nov from Port Phillip for Newcastle, in ballast
Ann
schooner, Steel master, cleared 9 Nov from Port Phillip sailed 11 Nov for Newcastle
Liverpool
brig, 270 tons, Ord master, cleared 9 Nov from Port Phillip for Sydney, passengers Mr Lane, Mr Baker
Lady of St Kilda
schooner, 136 tons, Lawrence master, had left Tues 9 Nov for Launceston, but adverse weather compelled her to put back to Williamstown, she started again Thurs 11, and arrived 13 Nov 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, Connolly&Co, agents, passenger Mr Rolls
Agnes and Elizabeth
schooner, 74 tons, Mitchell master, cleared 10 Nov from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 23 Nov, passengers Mr and Mrs Worthy, Mrs Mitchell, Mrs Anderson/henderson and 4 chn, Mr Burnside, 2 steerage, cargo includes 200 sheep
William Hughes
brig, 121 tons,Hoskin master, cleared 11 Nov from Port Phillip, arrived 21 Nov 1841 at Sydney, passengers Messrs Hebblewhite, Casey with wife and child, Ross, Marshall, Rogers, Thornton, Speilman/Spellman, Baddeley/Bradley, Miss Pentland, 50 steerage, 8 prisoners and 2 constables
  • Timbo
    schooner, Bentley master, arrived 17 Nov 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip, the 11 Nov, in ballast, passengers Mrs Bentley and Miss Neale, Mr and Mrs Copeland and family
  • Scout
    brig, 95 tons, Gwatkin master, arrived 16 Nov 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, in ballast.
Tuesday 16th Nov 1841
  • Lysander
    ship, 475 tons, Currie master, cleared 13 Nov from Port Phillip for Calcutta, exports 22 tierces beef, 20 barrels pork,
Corsair
steamer, 185 tons, Bell master, arrived 12 Nov at Port Phillip, having sailed 10 Nov 1841 from Launceston, J Raven, agent, passengers, Messrs Rev Mr Hurst, Mrs Bell, Captain Fox, Mr Allison, Hussey, JH Patterson, Mr John Raven, Mr Highett, Mr William Robertson, Mr Walpole, Mr O'Gourley, Mr HRA Rucker, Mr DeMaria, Mr Marzetti, Dunkin, Young, Motyer, George Waters, Henry Barker
Seahorse
steamer, 243 tons, Tallan master, arrived 15 Nov at Port Phillip, sailed 11 Nov 1841 from Sydney, with sundries. Passengers Mr. and Mrs. Sherwln.-Mlss Ellis, Miss Massie, Messrs. Massie, Rose, Murdock, Buchanan, Crawford, Whitehead, Hunter, Robertson, Robinson, Holland, Hervie, and sixteen In the steerage,
Scout
brig, 95 tons, Gwatkin master, cleared 13 Nov from Port Phillip for Launceston in allast, passenger Mr Hobson
Challenger
brig, 88 tons, Robertson master, cleared 13 Nov from Port Phillip, arrived 16 Nov 1841 at Launceston, passengers Dr Burton, Mr Haygarth, 1 steerage
Sir John Franklin
schooner, 52 tons, Jenkins master, cleared 15 Nov from Port Phillip and arrived 25 Nov 1841 at Launceston, JH Campbell, agent, with sundries, passengers, Mr A Campbell, Mr Cummins, Mr Hobson, 1 steerage
Corsair
steamer, Bell master, cleared 15 Nov from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers Rev Dr Young, Messrs Archer, Aspinall, Miller, Westpath, and 4 steerage

Friday 19th Nov 1841
    Georgiana
    barque, cleared 17 Nov from Port Phillip for Calcutta, passengers Mrs and Miss Devereux
Caroline
brig, 157 tons, Woodin master, cleared 16 Nov from Port Phillip for Hobart, passengers the Misses Deveron, Miss Tubby, 2 steerage
Henry
brig, 107 tons, Grainger master, arrived 17 Nov at Port Phillip from Launceston on 9 Nov 1841, passengers Mr McCardill, Mrs Somerville, John Hannah
Alpha
cutter, 27 tons, Bennett master, arrived 17 Nov at Port Phillip from Lauceston via Western Port, passenger Mr Massie
Alexander
brig, 121 tons, Thompson master, arrived 17 Nov at Port Phillip from Sydney on 6 Nov, passengers Miss Young, Mr Henry Manton, 4 steerage
Flying Squirrel
schooner, 86 tons, Clinch master, arrived 18 Nov at Port Phillip from Hobart,
Boujah Maiden
cutter, 25 tons, Robinson master, cleared 18 Nov from Phillip for Geelong, passengers Mr Lovett, Mr Cartingle
Naiad
schooner, 103 tons, Lindsay master, cleared 18 Nov from Port Phillip for Hobart, passenger Miss Devereny
Sea Horse
steamer, Tallan master, cleared 18 Nov from Port Phillip for Sydney, arrived 22 Nov 1841, passengers Mr and Mrs Sconce and servant, Mr and Mrs Lane, Mr and Mrs Strode with two chn and servant, Mr Arde11, Mr Carrlngton, Mrs Massie and servant, Mr Robinson, Scot, Lane, Robinson, and sixteen in tho steerage.
  • Minerva
    schooner, 110 tons, Fawthrop master, arrived 23 Nov 1841 at Launceston from Portland Bay, Henty & Co., agents, passengers, James White Esq, F Henty Esq, JG Robertson.
  • Agenoria
    129 tons, Hurst master, sailed 12 Nov 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip, with sundries.
  • James
    barque, 359 tons, Todd master, sailed 15 Nov 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip, with sundries.
  • Sea Horse
    News During refit in Sydney, alterations were made to steerage accommodation, adding 25 additionl berths, with every attention to comfort and convenience
Tuesday 23rd Nov 1841
Royal Mail
schooner, 90 tons, Hay master, arrived 19 Nov at Port Phillip from Adelaide and Portland, passengers messrs Spyers, Rowe, Primrose, 14 steerage, and one prisoner of the crown
Sarah
, 149 tons, Bell master, cleared 20 Nov from Port Phillip for Sydney, in ballast
True Love
schooner, 133 tons, Coulton master, arrived 22 Nov at Port Phillip from Launceston,sailed 8 Nov 1841, passenger Mrs Coulton
  • Brothers
    barque, 357 tons, Walton/Watson master, cleared 19 Nov from Port Phillip for Sydney and arrived 2 Dec 1841, with merchandise, passengers Dr Michols, Mrs Atkinson, Mr Neville
  • Alemene
    barque, 320 tons, Galbraith master, cleared 19 Nov from Port Phillip for Port Adelaide, passengers
  • Caroline
    brig, 137 tons, E Woodin master, arrived 26 Nov 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 19 Nov, with sheep, passengers, James Forbes, John Pierce, and Elizabeth Davidson.
  • Catherine
    schooner, 164 tons, Banatyne master, sailed 20 Nov 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, F. Palmer, agent, with sundries, passengers, Dr Dickson, B Lee
  • Catherine Jamison
    barque, Hutchinson master, arrived 30 Nov 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip, with merchandise, passengers, Dr. McDonald, Messrs Tata, Irvine, and two steerage
Friday 26th Nov 1841
Corsair
steamer, 186 tons, Bell master, arrived 22 Nov at Port Phillip from Launceston on 20 Nov 1841, passengers Mr and Mrs Orr, Miss Hudspeth, Mrs Bell, Mr Little
Will Watch
schooner, 63 tons, Harding master, arrived 25 Nov at Port Phillip from Launceston on 15 Nov 1841, passengers 5 steerage
Dusty Miller
schooner, 90 tons, Saunders master, arrived 25 Nov at Port Phillip from Launceston on 20 Nov 1841, J Guillan, agent, passengers, William Palmer, David Jones, John Murphy, G Fowles, Mr Sanders
Mary
cutter, arrived 25 Nov at Port Phillip from Corner Inlet, passenger Mr Surveyor Townsend
Flying Squirrel
, 87 tons, Clinch master, cleared 25 Nov from Port Phillip and sailed 26 Nov for Hobart, passengers Messrs Cook, Clarke, Storey, Bissell, Mrs Darbyshire and child, Mr and Mrs Cranham, Mr and Mrs Rowlands and 2 chn
Corsair
steamer, 189 tons, Bell master, cleared 25 Nov from Port Phillip for Launceston, arrived 29 Nov 1841, J. Raven, agent, with cattle, passengers, Messrs Robertson, Pearson, Turner, Mrs Coulson and two children, Mrs Bell, Mrs Aspinell and two children, Eliza McLachlan, M Thomson, John Smith, Joseph Arthur, John Selby, Alexander Carmichael
  • Maguasha
    brig, 141 tons, Taylor, sailed 24 Nov 1841 from Hobart for Port Phillip, with sundries.
  • Henry
    brig, 107 tons, Grainger master, arrived 30 Nov 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, Tregurtha, agent, in ballast, passengers, Thomas Dorall, Alfred Power, Mrs Jamison
Tuesday 30th Nov 1841
Corsair
sailed 26 Nov from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers
Henry
sailed 26 Nov from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers
Flying Squirrel
sailed 26 Nov from Port Phillip for Hobart, arrived 1 Dec 1841, with sheep, passengers, Mr Croke, Mr Strong, Mr Bissell, Captain Wigmore, Mr McCracken, Mr Darkisban and child, Mr Rawlins, Mr and Mrs Marge and two children, Mr Dickson
Lillias
schooner, 88 tons, Smith master, arrived 27 Nov at Port Phillip from Hobart, sailed 16 Nov 1841 from Sydney, with a general cargo.
James
barque, 358 tons, Todd master, arrived 27 Nov at Port Phillip from Hobart on 15 Nov, with sundries, passengers Mrs Todd and family
Catherine
schooner, 164 tons, master, arrived 27 Nov at Port Phillip from Launceston,
Agenoria
brig, 150 tons, master, arrived 28 Nov at Port Phillip from Hobart, with timber
Catherine
schooner, ? master, arrived 29 Nov at Port Phillip from Launceston,
Shamrock
cutter, 56 tons, Ayling master, arrived 29 Nov at Port Phillip from Hobart,
  • Allan Ker
    barque, 600 tons, McKechnie master, arrived 27 Nov at Port Phillip from Greenock, passengers Mrs Martin, Me Land, Mr Thompson, 250 immigrats under Dr Martin
  • Wallace
    ship, 864 tons, Maine master, arrived 27 Nov at Port Phillip from Liverpool, passengers Mr and Mrs Mills and family, Messrs Garrett, Wilson, Dunne, Walter, Beaumont, 3 in steerage and 320 bounty immigrants under Dr Greenwood, assisted by Mr Brunelle
  • Francis
    ship, 333 tons, ER Sharp master, arrived 29 Nov at Port Phillip from Liverpool on 21 August, passengers Mr Ferris, Mrs Davis, 107 Superintedant WS Goodall,
  • Diamond
    ship, tons, master, sailed 28 Nov from Port Phillip for Calcutta,
Friday 3rd Dec 1841
Will Watch
schooner, 63 tons, Harding master, cleared 30 Nov and sailed 3 Dec from Port Phillip for Launceston, passengers Mr and Mrs Herbert, Mr Hoffman, Mr Strong, Mr Reid, 5 steerage, cargo 50 sheep
Shamrock
cleared 30 Nov from Port Phillip for Hobart via Geelong, cargo 100 sheep
  • Marquis of Bute
    , 512 tons, Neil Lamont master, arrived 30 Nov at Port Phillip from Greenock, passengers Mr John McNeill, James Trotter, David Thom, Mr Neil McLean, Thomas Farmer, John Hartel, 236 bounty immigrants under Dr James Thomson, had severe weather, head wind most of the way.
  • Mary Nixon
    ship, 392 tons, Field master, arrived 30 Nov at Port Phillip from Cork, passengers Mr and Mrs Hoddinett, 151 bounty immigrants under WB Carpenter Esq., MRCS

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