The Berar made Numerous Voyages to New Zealand and the Australian Colonies in the 19th Century
The ship Berar of 902 tons was built at Sunderland in northern England in 1863 by W.Pile & Co.
She made voyages to both New Zealand and the Australian Colonies from 1865 to 1896 including:
- From London Saturday, February 4, 1865 - to Wellington N.Z. Tuesday, May 9, 1865. Master: Captain William Hall
- From Plymouth Friday, June 21, 1867 - to Port Adelaide Monday, September 16, 1867. Master: Captain William Hall
- From London on 22 May 1873 - to Auckland N.Z. on 3 September 1873.
- From London/Gravesend Thursday, October 15, 1874 - to Wellington N.Z. Friday, January 22, 1875.
- From London Wednesday, September 12, 1883 - to Port Adelaide Tuesday, December 11, 1883. Master: William Toms
It is worth noting that the Berar also carried 424 indentured labourers from Calcutta arriving in Fiji on 29 June 1882, the second of these indenture ship to make this voyage to Fiji.
The Berar ran aground in 1896 on the south coast of England at Culverhole Point between Axmouth and Lyme Regis and was destroyed. WIKIPEDIA
- BERAR from the Passengers in History website, an initiative of the South Australian Maritime Museum. first accessed 8th of December, 2019, at: http://passengersinhistory.sa.gov.au/node/921191
- Berar (ship) from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. first accessed 8th of December, 2019, at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berar_(ship)
- ship Berar, 902 tons, Captain William Hall, from London 6th June via Plymouth 22nd June, 1867 arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 17th September 1867. Transcribed and submitted to The Ships List by Robert Janmaat. first accessed 8th of December, 2019, at: http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/berar1867.shtml
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