Category: Fifeshire (1841)

Categories: 1840s Ships | Ships by Name | Immigrant Ships to New Zealand

Barque: 557 Tons

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The Fifeshire, was a 587 ton bargue built a Sunderland in 1841 with a yellow metal covered hull. She with owned by J Pirie of London. Under Captain Arnold, she sailed from West India Dock, London on 26 September 1841.

It was one of four ships hired by the New Zealand Company in 1841. The others were the Lord Auckland under Captain Jardine, the Mary Ann under Captain Bolton, and the Lloyds under Captain Green. The Fifeshire was the first to arrive on 1 February 1842. It ran aground and was wrecked on Arrow Rock while leaving Nelson. [[1]]

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