upload image

Archduke Charles, Convict Voyage to New South Wales 1812-13

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: [unknown] [unknown]
Location: [unknown]
This page has been accessed 361 times.


The Convict Transport Archduke Charles departed Cork Ireland on 15 May 1812 - Arriving at Port Jackson on 16 February 1813

The Archduke Charles was built in Newcastle, England in 1809.

This ship transported convicts from Ireland to Australia while under the command of J.P. Jeffries [sic]. She departed Cork on 15 May 1812, with 147 male and 54 female convicts. She was one of only two convict transports after 1811 to carry both men and women convicts; after 1815, no vessel did. WIKITREE

Master: J. P Jeffreys

Surgeon: John Pawson

Passengers and military guard included Lieutenant John Burbridge and Lieutenant Philip Connor of the 1st Battalion, 73rd regiment, with a detachment of thirty non-commissioned officers and privates to join the Battalion. FREE SETTLER OR FELON?

Archduke Charles arrived on 16 February 1813 in Port Jackson, New South Wales; two male convicts had died during the voyage. The voyage took over nine months due to her having to replace her rudder at the Cape of Good Hope enroute.



This is an "orphaned" profile — there's no Profile Manager to watch over it. Please adopt this profile.

  • Login to edit this profile and add images.
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.