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Cornwallis (Ship 1856)

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The Cornwallis made numerous voyages to the Australian Colonies in the 19th Century
The 648 ton barque Cornwallis was built at Newcastle-upon-Tyne by T. & W. Smith in 1856. She made numerous voyages to and from the Australian Colonies; including this one from the Passengers in History website:

From London on Friday, May 19, 1865 - arriving at Port Adelaide on Friday, August 25, 1865. Captain Captain T.G. Vaile carrying 283 Immigrants.

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Not to be confused with the much larger ship which sailed to Sydney, New South Wales in 1865. Mariners and ships in Australian Waters
See the Cornwallis (ship) on WIKIPedia for a list of vessels with the same or similar name. Or a much larger list from Passengers in History


  • barque Cornwallis, 648 tons, Captain T.G. Vaile, from London 20th May, Plymouth 3rd June, 1865 arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 26th August 1865. transcribed and submitted to The Ships List by Robert Janmaat. first accessed online on the 4th of January, 2020 at: http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/cornwallis1865.shtml

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