Tasmanian Immigrant Ships List - "V" 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.


Vanguard (1862) then Black Swan or Tasmania

Departed Liverpool arriving Melbourne Jun 1862. 1 immigrant went on to Launceston per Black Swan arriving 03 Jun 1862, 10 immigrants went on to Hobart per Tasmania arriving 28 Jun 1862.

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

Passengers
KILMARTIN, John & Bridget (nee Rabbit)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Vansittart (1836)

Departed London, Cowes 03 Oct 1835 with general cargo, no passengers, arriving Hobart 30 Jan 1836.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p53.
Newspaper report Colonial Times Tuesday 02 Feb 1836 p4.

Passengers

No current listings

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Venerable (1822)

Departed Gravesend 22 Jul 1822 arriving Derwent 30 Dec 1822 with 19 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p84.

Passengers

No current listings

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Vibilia (1833)

Departed London 06 Jul 1833 arriving Hobart 21 Oct 1833 with 49 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p217.

Passengers
BEST, David & Betsy with 4 children
BEST, George & Dorothy with 4 children
GREIG, George & Ann
WILMOT, William Henry & Mary with 3 daughters

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Vice-Admiral Gobius (1855)

Departed London, Gravesend 24 Apr 1855 arriving Hobart 02 Dec 1855 with passengers and 18 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, p100.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Monday 03 Dec 1855, p2.

Passengers
WILSON, John

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Victoria (1870)

Departed Hamburg arriving Hobart 21 Aug 1870 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, p116.
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner Tuesday 23 Aug 1870 p2.
Newspaper report The Mercury Monday 22 Aug 1870 p2.

Passengers
COLLATZ, Johanna
DARKO, August Frederick Edward
GERLACH, Anna
GERLACH, August Carl
GERLACH, Erdmann (Eddie)
GERLACH, Louise (nee Schulz)
RILATH, George, Maria, Anna, Maria, Franz & Leopold
SCHULZ, Anna
SCHULZ, Carl F
SCHULZ, Emma Bertha Amelia
SCHULZ, Henriette (nee Zache, later Bartels)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Volusia (1829)

Departed Liverpool 23 Dec 1818 arriving Hobart 12 May 1829 with 7 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p156.

Passengers
WESTON, Henry & Mrs

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Updated: 23-Aug-2013