Tasmanian Immigrant Ships List - "D" Ships

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Below are short descriptions of particular voyages made by ships that brought immigrants to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). The passengers, found so far, are also listed with links to researchers.


Derwent (1837)

Arrived Hobart 04 Feb 1837, departed London 18 Oct 1836 with general cargo & 50 passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p77.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier, Friday 10 Feb 1837, p2.

Passengers

No current listings

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Derwent (1839)

Departed London 12 Aug with general cargo and 26 passengers arriving Hobart 13 Dec 1839.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p151.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 17 Dec 1839, p4.

Passengers
GIBBON, Mr
GRUEBER, Mr & Mrs
LOUGHNAN, Mr
McLEAN, J, Mr
MURRAY, Master
NEWSAM, Elizabeth
RICHARDSON, Mr
VALENTINE, Mr & Mrs

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Derwentwater (1853)

Departed London arriving Hobart 20 Jan 1853 with 6 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p93.
Newspaper report The Courier, Friday 21 Jan 1853, p2.

Passengers
NICKOLS, Elijah

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Deveron (1822)

The brig 'Deveron', Captain WILSON, with merchandise, departed England 13 Feb 1822, arrived Hobart Town 19 Jun 1822. One stop at Madeira on the way.

Sources:
Hobart Town Gazette, Saturday 22 Jun 1822, courtesy of Douglas Burbury.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p80.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette and Van Diemenís Land Advertiser , Saturday 22 Jun 1822, p2.

Passengers
BARNES, Mr., surgeon of the vessel
BUTCHER, John Hunt & family
HILLIER, Mr.
HOAR, Mr. & Mrs.
MACGILLERRAY, Mr.
MUNROE, Mr.
PACKET, Mr.
PAYNE, Edward, Mr. & Mrs.
SHAND, Mr.
SIMPSON, Mr.
TURNER, Nathaniel & Ann (nee Sargent) Wesleyan Missionary
WHITE, Mr. (missionary proceeding to New Zealand)
WILSON, John, Mr. (cabin passenger)
WILSON, Mr. (steerage passenger)

23 un-named passengers in steerage
(not a complete passenger listing)

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Donald McKay (1855)

Departed Liverpool 06 Jun 1855 with assisted immigrants on board, arriving Melbourne 26 Aug 1855. 31 immigrants went on to Launceston per Royal Shepherd arriving 03 Sep 1855. 120 immigrants went on to Hobart per City of Hobart arriving 06 Sep 1855.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p99.
Newspaper report The Argus, Monday 27 Aug 1855, p4.

Passengers
ALEXANDER, Mary Ann
LLOYD, Thomas & Jane with Mary, Thomas, John & Elizabeth

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Donald McKay (1863)

Departed Liverpool with assisted immigrants on board, arriving Melbourne 29 Jul 1863. 3 immigrants went on to Launceston per Royal Shepherd arriving 06 Aug 1863. 8 immigrants went on to Hobart per Tasmania arriving 07 Aug 1863.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p109.
Newspaper report The Argus, Thursday 30 Jul 1863, p4.

Passengers
MEALEY, Thomas with children Thomas Jnr, Catherine & Mary

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Doncaster (1826)

Departed London arriving Hobart 05 / 06 May 1826 with 21 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p116.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette, Saturday 13 May 1826, p2.

Passengers
DAVEY, Thomas
MORRISH, Susan

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Doric S.S. (1887)

Departed London 29 Jan 1887, Plymouth 29 Jan 1887, arrived Hobart 11 Mar 1887 then continued on to Melbourne, Sydney and New Zealand.

Sources:
The Mercury, Saturday 12 Mar 1887, courtesy of Douglas Burbury. (Part illegable)
Newspaper report The Mercury, Saturday 12 Mar 1887, p2.

Passengers
ASTROP, Mr. J.H. (for New Zealand)
BARDER, J., Miss. (for New Zealand)
BENNET, Albert (for New Zealand)
BILTON, Miss. (for New Zealand)
CAMPBELL, Cecil A. (for Melbourne)
CANNING, Alfred (for New Zealand)
CHANE, E., Mr. (for New Zealand)
CLARK, Mr. J. (for New Zealand)
CLARKE, Masters (3) (for New Zealand)
CLARKE, Winifred, Miss. (for New Zealand)
COWPER-MEE, W., Mr. (for New Zealand)
CREAM, J., Mr. (for New Zealand)
DOUGLAS, C.H., Mr. (for New Zealand)
GILLMORE, R.M., Mr. (for New Zealand)
HAMILTON, His Excellency Sir RGC & Lady with Miss, Henry, Alan, Mary & Gavin
HARDING, Miss. (for New Zealand)
HERVEY, Rose, Miss (for New Zealand)
JACKSON, Wm., Mr. (for New Zealand)
JOWITT, J. H. (for New Zealand)
LEGGETT, B., Mr. (for New Zealand)
LUCAS, Evan Maud, Miss. (for New Zealand)
McCALLUM, Mr. & Mrs. (for New Zealand)
McGARRY, M., Miss. (for New Zealand)
MUNRO, C. J., Mr. & Mrs & Master (for New Zealand)
OLDROYD, Annie, Miss. (for New Zealand)
PRATT, Wm., Mr. (for New Zealand)
RAINE, J. R., Mr. & Mrs. (for New Zealand)
REILLY, Lizzie, Miss. (for New Zealand)
ROBINSON, W. B., Mr.
ROBINSON, W. C., Mr. (for New Zealand)
ROSE, E., Miss. (for New Zealand)
ROSE, Mrs. (for New Zealand)
SHELLS, W. F. M., Mr. (for Melbourne)
SYME, J., Mr., (for Adelaide)
TALBOT, A., Mr.
TENNANT, R. H., Mr. (for New Zealand)
TERRY, S. E., Rev. (for New Zealand)
WALCH, Mr. (for New Zealand)
WATKINS, A., Miss. (for New Zealand)
WHITESIDES, Miss. (for Sydney)

74 un-named passengers in the Third Saloon, some of whom disembarked in Hobart.
(not a complete passenger listing)

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Doric S.S. (04-05-1888)

Departed London 22 Mar 1888 arriving Hobart 04 May 1888.

Sources:
Newspaper report The Mercury, Saturday 05 May 1888, p2.

Passengers
COOPER, George

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Drummore (1831)

Departed Leith 19 Jul 1830 with 61 passengers arriving Hobart 28 Feb 1831.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p181.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 01 Mar 1831, p2.

Passengers
KERR, Charles

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Duchess of Northumberland (1854)

Arrived Hobart 06 Dec 1854, departed Plymouth with 256 assisted immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p97.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Thursday 07 Dec 1854, p2.

Passengers
DALY, Hannah
ESPIE, Eliza
GAVIN, John & Mary
HORRIGAN, Margaret
KAVANAGH, James
KAVANAGH, Margaret
KEHOE, Bridget
MAHER, Patrick & Catherine (nee Lennon)
MEERE, Bridget
MEERE, Margaret
RUSSELL, Bridget (aka Mary SHEAHAN)
RUSSELL, Catherine (Cate)
RUSSELL, Ellen
RUSSELL, James
RUSSELL, Margaret Emily
RUSSELL, Mary Anne
SHEAHAN, Mary (aka Bridget RUSSELL)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Duckenfield (1832)

The ship 'Duckenfield' left London 05/06 Aug 1832 with goods, 31 passengers and 2 families (48 in all), arriving Hobart 07/08 Dec 1832.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p205.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 11 Dec 1832, p2.

Passengers
LUMSDEN, James

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Duckenfield (1834)

Departed London 22 Dec 1833 with 20 passengers arriving Hobart 22/23 May 1834.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p14.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier, Friday 30 May 1834, p3.

Passengers
COWIE, John Anthony
GILLIE, Mrs with 3 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Duke of Bedford (1852)

Departed London arriving Melbourne 04 Feb 1852. Some passengers went on to Hobart per Melbourne arriving Oct 1852.

Sources:
Information from researcher.
Newspaper report The Argus, Thursday 05 Feb 1842, p2.

Passengers

No current listings

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Updated: 12-Feb-2013