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Ceres (Ship 1847)

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The barque Ceres made at least one voyage to the Australian Colonies in the mid 19th Century

The 380 ton barque Ceres was built at Bremerhaven in Germany in 1847. Under Captain H. C. Schunemann she carried 81 German emigrants to the South Australian Colony in 1850.

Note that vessels of similar names made similar voyages in the 19th Century. At least one CERES of 119 tons under the command of Andrew Murray made voyages between Melbourne and Sydney including February of 1855 as seen in the Mariners and ships in Australian Waters.


  • Ship search results from the Passengers in History website, an initiative of the South Australian Maritime Museum at: Passengers in History
  • barque Ceres, 414 tons, Captain Schurmann, from Bremen 10th December 1849, via the Downs 20th December 1849, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 21st April 1850. transcribed and submitted to The Ships List by Robert Janmaat, at: http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/ceres1850.shtml

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