Tasmanian Immigrant Ships List - "S" 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.


Saldanha (1860)

Departed Liverpool arriving Melbourne Aug 1860. 17 immigrants went on to Launceston per Royal Shepherd arriving 04 Sep 1860 and 4 immigrants went on to Hobart per City of Hobart arriving 14 Sep 1860.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p104.
Newspaper report The Mercury Saturday 15 Sep 1860 p2.

Passengers
CLEARY, Mary
CREEDON, Denis
CREEDON, John
CREEDON, William

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Samuel Cunnard (1839)

Departed Sydney 24 May 1839 arriving Hobart 02 Jun 1839 with 3 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p137.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 04 Jun 1839 p4.

Passengers
BLAIR, Alexander Thomas Barrett

(not a complete passenger listing)

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San Francisco (1855)

Departed Hamburg arriving Hobart 02 Nov 1855 with 42 immigrants on board.

Sources: Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p99.
Newspaper report Colonial Times Saturday 03 Nov 1855 p2.

Passengers
GEBEL, Carl (Charles GABEL)
REINMUTH, Frederick Jacob

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Saracen (1820)

Departed London 25 Dec 1819 arriving the Derwent 25 Apr 1920.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p60.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Gazette & Southern Reporter Saturday 29 April 1820 p2.

Passengers
MASON, Horation William
WESTBROOK, James Henry & Elizabeth

(not a complete passenger list)

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Sarah (1828)

Departed London, Lands End 08 Feb 1828 with 28 passengers arriving Hobart 12/13 Jun 1828.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p144.
The Hobart Town Courier Saturday 14 Jun 1828, p3.

Passengers
COOKE, Mr & Mrs
COWIE, Robert
DYBALL, Lieutanant, RN
EDWARDS, J & M
HAMMOND, J M, Mr
POOLE, Mr & Mrs with 3 children
STEWART, L
WYNDEYER, Mr & Mrs with 10 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Sarah (1832)

Departed Liverpool 18 Jun 1832 with 44/102 passengers arriving Hobart 14 Oct 1832.

Sources: Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p203.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Courier Friday 19 Oct 1832 p3.

Passengers
DRAPER, Mathew

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Sarah (1835)

The ship 'Sarah' under Captain WHITESIDES, arrived Hobart Town 14 Feb 1835 from London. On board were 199 free female immigrants (104 single, 36 married, 49 children) and 2 single men.

Sources:
Information courtesy of Sally Steel (CSO 1/787/16814).
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p30.

Passengers
FARRELL, Elizabeth
GRASS, Henry & Jane with William, Henry, Dinah, George & Jane
GURNEY, Anne
HINGERTY, Mary
ILES / ILETT, Anne
ILES / ILETT, Elizabeth
PARKER, George
WOOD, Anthony & Eleanor (Ellen) (nee Sellick)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Shalimar

Departed Liverpool arriving Melbourne 20 / 25 Oct 1855. 3 immigrants travelled on to Hobart per the City of Hobart

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p99.

Passengers
EVANS, James (Morgan)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Shooting Star (1858) then Black Swan

Departed Liverpool 07 Nov 1857 arriving Melbourne 03 Feb 1858. William McElwee went on to Launceston per Black Swan.

Sources:
Newspaper report The Argus, Thursday 04 Feb 1858, p4.

Passengers
McELWEE, William

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Sir Allan McNab (1854)

Departed Liverpool arriving Hobart 01 Feb 1854 with 298 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p95.

Passengers
GRAHAM, William
INNES, Charles & Jane
KERR, Alexander
KERR, Christina
ROSS, Georgina

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Sir Charles Forbes (1841)

Arrived Victoria Jan 1841. Some immigrants went on to Tasmania but the ship's name is unknown.

Sources:

Passengers
EASTON, James & Mary Ann (nee Kerr) with Elizah & Frederick

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Sir Charles Napier (1842)

Departed Plymouth 21 Aug 1842 arriving Hobart 28 Nov 1842 with 200 / 220 immigrants & 1 passenger on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p242.

Passengers
BURN, Richard & Maria with son Richard
GRIGGS, Benjamin
GRIGGS, Elizabeth Day
GRIGGS, Enoch
GRIGGS, George
GRIGGS, John
GRIGGS, Joseph
GRIGGS, Luke
GRIGGS, Maria
GRIGGS, Mary Anne
MARTIN, Alice
RICHARDS, John & Agnes (nee Martin) with 6 children
SNELL, John
THOMAS, John & Grace with Grace, Ann, Emma, Richard & John
WHEELER, William

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Sir George Arthur (1840)

Departed London 04 Dec 1839 arriving Hobart 10 May 1840 with 26 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p165.

Passengers
FISHER, James Clark & William
GENTRY, William & Amy

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Sir John Franklin

Departed Port Phillip 15 Jun 1840 arriving Hobart 22 Jun 1840 with 2 passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p168.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemenís Land Gazette, Friday 26 Jun 1840, p4.

Passengers
LIPSCOMBE, Edward

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Sir W. F. Williams (1856)

Departed Liverpool arriving Hobart 02 Dec 1856 with 336 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p101.
Newspaper report The Courier, Wednesday 03 Dec 1856 p2.

Passengers
BLOWER, Mary with Ellen & Edward
BONNITCHA, Nicholas
CAHILL, Patrick
CREELY, Thomas
FRAZER, Euphemia, Janet & Anne
TRIPTREE, Maria Louisa

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Sir W. F. Williams (1857)

Departed Liverpool arriving Hobart 18 Aug 1857 with 145 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p101.

Passengers
BAXTER, William
CAHILL, Bridget (nee Hogan)
DRYSDALE, Walter McAlpine & Margaret with 5 children
DUGGAN, Jeremiah & Mary with 5 children
HOWARD, Richard & Mary with 4 children
KEHOE, William
KISSLER / KISLER, Johannes & Elizabetha with children Anna Margaretha, Johannes (John) & Peter
MUSKETT, James & Elizabeth with 9 children
POWER, John & Margaret (nee Lynch) with 2 sons
YULL / YOUL, Edward

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Skaugum (1950)

Departed from Bremerhaven, Germany on 06 Nov 1950 and arrived in Melbourne 10 Dec 1950. Mr Popit went on to Tasmania.

Sources:
Information courtesy of Alexandra Stephens.

Passengers
POPIT, Victor

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Skelton (1820)

The ship 'Skelton' left Portsmouth 7 Jul 1820 arriving in the Derwent 27 Nov 1820. On board were 80 settlers.

Sources:
Information courtesy of Douglas Burbury and Robert Scott.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p63.
Hobart Town Gazette, 03 Dec 1820.
Also See:
NARRATIVE of A VOYAGE to NEW SOUTH WALES and VAN DIEMENS LAND The Ship Skelton During the year 1820 by James Dixon, Commander of the Skelton

Passengers
ANDERSON, James, Mr.
ANDERSON, Robert, Mr.
BIRELL, Andrew, Mr.
BROOKS, Geo., Mr.
CAMERON, Doctor, Lady & family
CAMPBELL, Colin, Mr.
CAMPBELL, Donald, Mr.
CUMMINGS, Mr.
HAIG, James, Mr.
HAYWOOD, C., Mr. & family
JAMIESON, David, Esq., Lady & family
LANGLOW, Frederick, Mr. & family
MACLEOD, Major & Mrs. with Catherine, Isabella, John, Hugh & Donald (born at sea)
McDONALD, Donald, Mr.
MILLER, Jane, Miss
NEIL, James, Mr & family
PARKER, James, Mr.
ROADKNIGHT, T., Mr. (died on the voyage)
ROADKNIGHT, W. Jun., T. Jun., Mr. & Herriot, William, Thomas, & Henry
SANDERSON, John, Mr.
SCOTT, Thos., Mr.
SPEED, Mr. & Miss.
WADDELL, Alexander, Mr.
WILSON, William, Mr. & Margaret, Mrs.

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Solway (1862)

Departed London arriving Melbourne Mar 1862. 6 immigrants went on to Launceston per Black Swan arriving 09 Mar 1862.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p107.

Passengers
ALLEN, Osborne
SHACKCLOTH, Jonathon
WEBSTER, Susan

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Southern Eagle (1857)

The 'Southern Eagle' departed Liverpool with 229 immigrants on board, arriving Launceston 28 Aug 1857.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p101.
Newspaper report Cornwall Chronicle, Wednesday 02 Sep 1957, p4.
Also see: Immigrants Recruited by the Launceston Immigration Aid Society: 1855 - 1862 by Kevin Green.

Passengers
BARNARD, Walter & Leah
BARNARD, William & Sarah with George
BRETT, William
LING, Elijah and Joseph & Eliza with children
OAKLEY, James & Maria with 2 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Storm Cloud (1855)

Departed Glasgow arriving Launceston 27 Aug 1855 with 352 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p99. Newspaper report Launceston Examiner Thursday 30 Aug 1855 p2S.

Passengers
ANDREW/S, Isabella (nee PETER/S)
ANDREW/S, James
BEATON, Duncan & family
CAMPBELL, Alexander
CAMPBELL, Allan
CAMPBELL, Anne
CAMPBELL, Catherine
CAMPBELL, Christina
CAMPBELL, Donald
CAMPBELL, John
CAMPBELL, Lachlan
CAMPBELL, Robert
CROOKES, John
GILLIES, Isabella
GILLIES, Jessie
KINCAID, Elizabeth
PETRIE, David
PETRIE, David
PROSSER, Mary
RYLEY, Sarah
WILSON, William John

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Strathfieldsay (1833)

Arrived Hobart 26 Jun 1833, departed Dublin 05 Mar 1833 with merchandise, 54 passengers & 285/316 immigrants.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p213.
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p90.

Passengers
BERNE / BURN, Thomas & wife with 2 sons
CLANCY, Ann
GRAVES, John Woodcock & Abigail with 6 children
JOYCE, Henry with wife and child
KEMEYS, Mary
LEARY / O'LEARY, Thomas & Sarah (nee Wildman) with 4 children
O'ROURKE, Daniel

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Strathfieldsay (1834)

Arrived Hobart 11/13/15 Aug 1834, Departed Gravesend, London 01 May 1834, Cargo, 286/238 free female immigrants.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p18.
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p90.

Passengers
ALLEYN, Ann
ASHTON, Emma Zeller (daughter of Thomas)
ASHTON, Helen Maria (daughter of Thomas)
ASHTON, Sophia, Mrs (wife of Thomas)
ASHTON, Thomas (Superintendant)
CHASE, Anne Elizabeth
GOLDSMITH, Elizabeth Isabella
LETHABY / LETHERBY, Mary
WHEATLEY, Caroline
WHEATLEY, Frances
WHEATLEY , Harriet
WHEATLEY, Harriet Ann

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Success (1849)

Departed London 01 Aug 1849 arriving Hobart 20 Nov 1849 with 218 immigrants & 5 passengers on board. The ship journeyed on to Sydney with 182 immigrants still on board.

Sources:
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p171.

Passengers
OGLE, Ellen (Eleanor)
OGLE, George
OGLE, Jane
OGLE, John
OGLE, Joseph
OGLE, Rosanna
WAKEHAM, Ann with 4 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Sultan (1842)

Departed London 09 May with 16/18 passengers arriving Hobart 04 Sep 1842.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p235.

Passengers
KISSOCK, Alexander
KISSOCK, Robert

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Surrey (1820)

Also spelt Surry.
Departed London 27 Mar 1820 arriving the Derwent 20 Aug 1820 with merchandise & passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p62.

Passengers
FRANKS, Edward
GORRINGE, Thomas Francis (Doctor)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Surrey (1834)

Also spelt Surry.
Departed Sydney 15 Oct 1834 arriving Hobart 30 Oct 1834 with 9 passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p23.

Passengers
MORROW, Mary with 2 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Swiftsure (1829)

Arrived Hobart 07 Apr 1829, departed London 08 Sep 1828, 12 passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p155.

Passengers
GARDINER, John Badcock & Esther (nee Jarman) with 2 sons & 1 daughter

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Updated: 17-Apr-2014