24/04/1803 - 09/10/1804

Ship Summary





Depart Date

Saturday, April 23, 1803


Arrive Date

Monday, October 8, 1804

Journey Notes

Letterbook, 1803-4, by A. Humphreys, aboard Calcutta & Ocean to Port Phillip and the Derwent, Tasmania, NL, Canberra, MS8218;


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Lieutenant James Hingston Tuckey was captured by the Rochefort Squadron in September 1805.The Rochefort Squadron also captured many other naval ships,and East Indiamen.My 4 times great grandfather,Captain Alexander Foggo,commander of the Belle, packet ship,was also captured.One of Foggo's lady passengers,a Miss Margaret Stewart,married Lieutenant Tuckey 30th April 1806. Captain Foggo was one of 6 witnesses at the Tuckey/ Stewart wedding at Verdun.Captain Woodriffe was also a witness. Captain Foggo , in ship Trimmer, had already been to Australia in December 1800,when he imported 4000 gallons of rum to Port Jackson,much to the annoyance of Lieutenant Gidley King.This was a reinforcement ship carrying supplies for merchant Robert Campbell. References: Historical Records of Australia -Series 1,Volume 3,Governors' Despatches to and from England Edward Fraser-Napolean the Gaoler Thankyou for reading this,Barbara Walsh,a Foggo family researcher in Victoria

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