Southampton to Sydney

Ship Summary




Depart Date

Sunday, May 16, 1852

Arrive Date

Sunday, August 1, 1852

Journey Notes

Southampton, 16 May 1852 to Cape of Good Hope, 29 June 1852, to Melbourne 1 August 1852 to Sydney 4 August 1852, with passengers, including Lieutenant Crawford Pascoe. The first scheduled passenger-mail steamer from England to Australia. During the ship's first turn-around in Sydney, 1852, she must have had a deserted look. By 28 August, 19 of her crew had run, comprising the boatswain, two Second masters, six ABs, seven Ordinary seamen and three servants.


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