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Dirigo (Ship 1854)

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The 1,282 ton ship Dirigo made numerous Voyages to the Australian Colonies in the 19th Century.

Dirigo was built at St. Johns in New Bruswick in 1854 and made multiple voyages to and from the Australian colonies in the 19th Century Including:

From Liverpool, England on Tuesday, August 8, 1854 - arrived at Port Adelaide on Tuesday, November 21, 1854. Captain Joseph Trevellick. from Passengers in History
From Liverpool on 28th November 1858 (then Milford Haven on 4th January 1859) - arrived in Melbourne 28th March 1859. Captain Robert White. from Assisted passenger lists (1839-1871) Record Series Number (VPRS): 14 & Boobook's Backtracking website
from Liverpool on 20th December 1859 - Arrived at New South Wales on 13th of April 1860. Carrying 448 Immigrants. NRS5316/4_4796 Dirigo_13 Apr 1860 & Phillips and Carpenter Family History website
Arrived at Port Philip Bay in January January 1862. Captain George B. BUCKMINSTER. from Unassisted passenger lists (1852-1923) Record Series Number (VPRS): 947
From The Port Of Liverpool to Sydney, New South Wales, 16th April 1869. Captain MARCUS B BROWN. from Mariners and ships in Australian Waters
Arrived at Port Philip Bay in March 1878. Captain H. STAPLES. Unassisted passenger lists (1852-1923) Record Series Number (VPRS): 947

Note in 1882 a ship with the same name the ship Dirigo, coal-laden from Sydney to Shanghai, has been wrecked on Video Island, in the Chusan Archipelago. All hands saved.

Note not to confused with the much larger vessel a four-masted steel barque built in 1894

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