Tasmanian Immigrant Ships List - "F" 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.


Fairlie (1837)

Arrived Hobart 5/6 Jan 1837, from London 28 Aug 1836 with sundries, 86 passengers including Sir John Franklin, new Lt. Gov. VDL & Suite, Lt. T. Burnett RN to survey the Derwent.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p75.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 10 Jan 1837, p4.

Passengers
BURKE, Robert Bartlett
WAKEHAM, Thomas
WAKEHAM, Thomas & Margaret (nee Fitzgerald)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Figaro (1870)

Departed Hamburg 24 Jun 1870, arrived Hobart 26 Oct 1870 with 130/137 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Information courtesy of Kylie Hartnett.
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p116.
Newspaper report The Mercury, Thursday 27 Oct 1870, p2.

Passengers
AULICH, Wilhelm & Louise with Carl, Ernst, Louise, Wilhelm, Maria & Julius
DUNCKEL, Heinrich (Henry)
STELLMACHER, Christian & Augusta with 4 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Fingal (1856)

Departed London 28 May 1856 arriving Hobart 19 Sep 1856.

Sources:
Newspaper report Colonial Times Saturday 20 Sep 1856 p2.

Passengers
ADAMS, Robert Patten

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Fingal (1855)

Departed London arriving Launceston 24 Feb 1855.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p97.

Passengers
GREEN, William

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Flora McDonald (1855)

Departed Liverpool with 186 immigrants on board, arriving Launceston 03 Feb 1855.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p97.
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner, Saturday 03 Feb 1855, p2.

Passengers
DUFFELL, John, Dinah, Lucy, Hannah, Annie, Mary Ann, Charlotte & George
EARLY, John & Mary Ann (nee Donolly) with Margaret, Thomas & Catherine (born on voyage)
GRAY, Peter (crew)
McK(E)OWN, John & Jane with Thomas Henry, John & Jane
SEMPLE, Robert & Catherine with children Flora, Isobel & Thomas
TIDEY, Henry & Susannah with John, Elizabeth, Henry & Ann
WELSH / WALSH, Henry & Catherine with James Patrick & Henry

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Forest Monarch (1857)

Voyage to bring immigrants for the Saint Andrew's Immigration Society Launceston. Arrived Launceston 21 Jul 1857 from Glasgow with 144 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Some information courtesy of Louise Dunham.
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p101.
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner, Thursday 23 Jul 1857, p2.

Passengers
BISSET, Mungo & Elizabeth with 7 children
CHERRY, Duncan & Christina with James, Alexander, John, Margaret, Robert & Duncan
HOGG, Robert
HOOD, Rose Lee
MOIR, Peter & sister Isabella
PLAYFAIR, James
RUSSELL, William
SHEARER, Augusta Harriet

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Forth (1832)

Departed London 31 Nov 1831 with passengers and indentured servants for the VDL Co. Arrived Circular Head and then went on to Launceston arriving 06 Apr 1832.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p197.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Wednesday 18 Apr 1832, p2.

Passengers
BERRY, Joseph
DOWLING, John
HAY, David Wallace & Helena
KING, John
TURNER, Thomas

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Forth (1833)

Departed London arriving first at Circular Head where 27 passengers landed, then arriving Launceston 13 Nov 1833.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p219.
Newspaper report Launceston Advertiser, Thursday 14 Nov 1833, p3.

Passengers
LACKMANN, Augustus Christian Ferdinand
OAKDEN, Philip

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Fortitude (1853)

Departed London 29 Jun 1853 arriving Hobart 20 Oct 1853 with passengers.

Sources:
Newspaper report The Courier, Thursday 20 Oct 1853, p2.

Passengers
MORRIS, James

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Fortitude (1855)

Departed Plymouth 03 Nov 1854 via Adelaide, arriving Hobart 15 Feb 1855 with passengers and 147 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, Friday 16 Feb 1855, p2.

Passengers
AXTON, James
JOBSON, George & Harriet

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Updated: 16-Nov-2014