01/08/1849 - 16/11/1849

Ship Summary

Vessel

Journey

Origin

Depart Date

Tuesday, July 31, 1849

Destination

Arrive Date

Thursday, November 15, 1849

Ports of Call

Journey Notes

29 deaths - consumption (2), dysentery (7), cholera (8 & 34 survived), tabes (2), inflammation of bowels (7), puerperal fever (1), inflammation of brain (2) - also cases of epilepsy, synochus & abortion. Public meeting to be held on 17 Nov to demand the establishment of quarantine facilities on Torrens Island. Departing (1 Apr.1850) from the lightship for the Cape & London, with wool, lead ore & wheat.[Sexton]

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