Tasmanian Immigrant Ships List - "R" 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.


Raleigh (1855)

Departed Southampton arriving Launceston 27 Mar 1855 with 176 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p98.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Thursday 29 March 1855, p2.

Passengers
DUCE, Ebenezer & Elizabeth with children Jane, Mary & John; baby Rebekah died at sea.
QUINN, Michael
TRULL, Richard & Ellen

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Ramillies (1845)

Departed London 05 Aug 1845 arriving Hobart 24 / 25 Nov 1845 with 407 officers, troops, their wives & children.

Sources:
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p59.
Newspaper report The Observer, Friday 28 Nov 1845, p2.

Passengers
BROWN, Thomas (96th Regt)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Ramillies (1850)

Departed Plymouth 18 Apr 1850 with 6 cabin passengers, 271 Bounty immigrants & 22 convicts (for Norfolk Island) arriving Hobart 24 Jul 1850.

Sources:
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p207.
CO 386/154 - Convict Families Applications, lists families on board this ship.
Newspaper report The Courier, Saturday 27 Jul 1850, p2.

Passengers
ESSEN, Jane with William, Ann, Sarah & Jane

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Regalia (1822)

Departed London 07 Aug with 70 passengers arriving the Derwent 30 Dec 1822.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p84.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette & Van Diemen's Land Advertiser, Saturday 04 Jan 1823, p2.

Passengers
PERRIMAN, George Lewis & Hannah

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Remuera (03-11-1913)

Departed London 24 Sep 1913 arriving Hobart 03 Nov 1913 on route to New Zealand. 33 passengers disembarked at Hobart (some for the mainland).

Sources:
Newspaper report The Mercury, Tuesday 04 Nov 1913, p4.

Passengers
STREETER, Ebenezer & Emma with 3 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Resource (1830)

The Resource, 417 ton with 4 guns, left London 26 Jul 1830 carrying goods and 37/50 passengers. Sailing via Rio and Cape Town it arrived in Hobart Town 28 Dec 1830.

Sources:
Information courtesy of Sally Steel.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p178.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Friday 31 Dec 1830, p2.

Passengers
ALFORD, Charles
McRAE, Duncan

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Rifleman (1831)

Departed London, Cowes, arriving Hobart 2/3 Apr 1831 with 24 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p182.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 05 Apr 1831, p2.

Passengers
WRATHALL, Stephen (steerage)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Royal Admiral (1832)

Arrived Hobart 02 Apr 1832, departed London, Portsmouth 27 Nov 1831 with general cargo & 15 passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p197.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Wednesday 04 Apr 1832, p2.

Passengers
WAIT, John
WARN, Jacob

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Royal George (1822)

Departed Port Jackson 19 Mar 1822, arrived Derwent 28 / 30 Mar 1822 with passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p78.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette & Van Diemens Land Advertiser, Saturday, 30 Mar 1822, p2.

Passengers
BEST, Mary with children Michael, Eleanor, Thomas & Joseph (John Bull to NSW)
MONTGOMERY, Ann with Patrick, William & Archibald (John Bull to NSW)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Royal George (1835)

Departed London 04 Sep 1834 arriving Hobart 07/08 Mar 1835 with 17/23 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p31.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier Friday 13 Mar 1835 p2.

Passengers
TOLSON, Joseph

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Royal Saxon (1835)

Departed London / Liverpool 21 Sep 1834 with 11 cabin & 59 steerage passengers arriving Hobart 16 / 17 Jan 1835

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p91.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p28.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier Friday 23 January 1835 p3.

Passengers
MAXWELL, Thomas & Jane with 3 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Royal Saxon (1842)

Arrived Launceston 22 Nov 1842 from London with bounty immigrants and 13 passengers.

Sources:
Information courtesy of Noelene Goodwin.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p241.

Passengers
BEVAN, James
BRICKHILL, John
WHEELER, Charles & Mary Ann
WHEELER, Thomas & Maria
WILSON, Andrew Greig
WOODYATT, Simon & Anne

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Royal Sovereign (1843)

Arrived Launceston 7/10 Jan 1843, departed London via Cork with 48/188 immigrants, Surgeon Superintendant Willis & 5 passengers.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p92.
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p237.

Passengers
BREADEN, Joseph & Jane
TURNER, Mr. & Mrs. John & family

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Rubicon (1832)

Arrived Hobart 18 Jun 1832, departed London with merchandise & 27/53 passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p199.

Passengers
WHITE, Stephen

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Updated: 09-Sep-2014