The voyage of the Immigrant ship Commodore Perry to Victoria in 1857
type: clipper ship
size: 1964/2017 tons
built: 1854 at East Boston, U.S.A.
owners: Baines & MacKay / Black Ball Line, Liverpool
master: John T. Webb
surgeon superintendent: Dr. Harvey
sailed from Liverpool: 8 May 1857
arrived Melbourne: 12 September 1857
deaths on voyage: 1 infant: Herman Fieldart (3 July 1857)
passengers: saloon : Miss Turner, Mr. and Mrs. King and family, Mr. and Mrs. Giles, Messrs. H. Ringwood, R. Nicholson, D. Jackson, J. Davis, J. Pilkington; and 617 in the intermediate and steerage. The Argus 14 September, 1857
- search using Commodore Perry and 1857 at the Unassisted passenger lists (1852-1923) Record Series Number (VPRS): 947 from the Public Record Ofﬁce Victoria (PROV) at: https://www.prov.vic.gov.au/explore-collection/explore-topic/passenger-records-and-immigration/unassisted-passenger-lists
- Results for Victoria Inward Passenger Lists 1839-1923 from the FIND MY PAST database at: https://www.findmypast.com.au/search/results?datasetname=victoria+inward+passenger+lists+1839-1923&eventyear=1857&eventyear_offset=0&shipname=commodore+perry
- SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. from The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) of Tuesday 15 September 1857, Page 4. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/7138727? (incomplete)
- SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. from The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) of Monday 14 September 1857, Page 4. at https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/7138659?
- PUBLIC LIBRARY. from The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) of Thursday 1 October 1857, Page 4. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/7139572?
- THE COMMODORE PERRY. from The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) of Monday 5 October 1857, Page 7. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/7139703?
- A VERY EXTRAORDINARY GAZETTE. from The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) of Thursday 8 October 1857, Page 4. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/154835479?
- Epitome of the News of the Week. from the Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954) of Saturday 10 October 1857, Page 2. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/68569351?
- THE SMALL POX. from The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) of Tuesday 13 October 1857, Page 5. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/7140245?
- THE COMMODORE PERRY. from the The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) of Tuesday 3 November 1857, Page 5. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/7141433
- A VOYAGE OF 1857. from The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) of Saturday 21 January 1939, Page 8. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/205959872?
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