The barque Calcutta made Numerous Voyages to the Australian Colonies in the 19th Century
The 389 ton barque Calcutta sailed from London 29 - 01- 1849 under master Captain Benjamin Prynn, and arrived Port Adelaide on 23 - 06 - 1849. (Via St. Jago) Carrying 104 passengers.
NOTE: Numerous ships of this name made similar voyages to the Australian Colonies in the 19th Century, so please becareful choosing this category.
Ships of the same name also sailed at least 4 times to Tasmania (Van Diemans' Land) from 1841 - 1873 Libraries Tasmania
And in the following years to Victoria: 1853, 1872, 1873. The last two would probably have been the much larger Iron barque built in 1860 in Glasgow.
- The CALCUTTA 1849 from Diane Cummings' Bound For South Australia database at: http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Calcutta.htm
- CALCUTTA from Passengers in History an initiative of the South Australian Maritime Museum at: http://passengersinhistory.sa.gov.au/node/921996
- SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. from South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) of Saturday 23 June 1849, Page 2. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50246422/4148193
- Assisted immigrant ships 1832 - 1889 an extract from Guide to the public records of Tasmania, records relating to free immigration. On the Libraries Tasmania website at: https://www.libraries.tas.gov.au/archive-heritage/guides-records/Pages/Immigrant-ships.aspx
- A list of similarly named ships from the 'Passengers in History website at: http://passengersinhistory.sa.gov.au/ship-search?search_api_views_fulltext=calcutta&submit.x=18&submit.y=18
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