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Bolton (1822)

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Name Bolton
Type Barque
Built Liverpool, England
Launched 1822
Length 126'6" (50.7m)
Beam 30'8" (9.3m)
Depth 6'11" (2.1m)
Registered Tonnage 541 tons
Owners T Oldfield of London

The Bolton was a barque built in Liverpool and launched in 1822.

The Bolton made at least three voyages carrying immigrants to New Zealand for the New Zealand Company, and two more voyages to the Australian Colonies in the 1830s & 1840s. A ship of the same name made at least 1 voyage to the New South Wales colony in 1853 carrying 270 immigrants.

From the Passengers in History database we see the following voyages listed:

From London on Monday, November 18, 1839 - to Port Nicholson New Zealand, Sunday, April 19, 1840. Captain J. Robinson (Ports of Call: Tenerife)

From London - to Nelson New Zealand, Tuesday, March 15, 1842

From London on Monday, January 10, 1848 - to Port Adelaide, Friday, April 14, 1848. Captain James Henry Young (Ports of Call: Plymouth)

From London on Wednesday, August 8, 1849 - to Melbourne, Friday, December 28, 1849. Captain J. H. Young (Ports of Call: Plymouth & Adelaide)


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