Ship Details

Rig

Barque

Built

1857

Built In

Tonnage

602

Built By

Dimensions

140.0 x 31.0 x 17.5

Demise

H.Wessels,reg. Bremen.

Media

Comment

The Prussian Briese family arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia, aboard the “Eduard” on 25 May 1878. Members of the family were- Friedrich August Briese b. 1831, Westpreussen d. 1915, Heidelberg, Victoria wife Henriette Briese b. 1839 and the following children- • Emilie Briese b. 1857, d. ?, Westpreussen • Julius Briese b. 1859, Westpreussen • Carl Friedrich Gotthilf Briese b. 1860 • Gustav Albert Briese b. 1861, Appelwerder, Deutsch Krone, Westpreussen • Hermann Paul Briese b. 1863, Appelwerder, Deutsch Krone, Westpreussen, d. 1956 • Amalie Ottilie Bertha Briese b. 1865, d. 1933 • Elizabeth Auguste Briese b. 1868, d. 1942 • Emilie Briese b. 1874, d. 1874 • Franz Briese b. 1870, Appelwerder, Deutsch Krone, Westpreussen, d. 1935 After four years there the family sailed to Melbourne aboard the “Victoria” in Nov 1882 .

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