Convict Transport ship Hyderabad's voyage to Van Diemen's Land in 1849.
Hyderabad was owned and operated by 19th century shipbuilders -owners Duncan Dunbar. The large oak and teak built ship was built by the Middle Dock Company of West Holborn, South Shields on the Tyne River in 1843.
This was Hyderabad's second Convict Transport voyage to the Colonies, she originally carried 250 men to Norfolk Island in 1845. She had also carried free immigrants to the New South Wales colony in 1847 arriving at Sydney in February 1848.
For this subsequent voyage she set sail on the 23rd of May 1849 from Dublin - arriving at Hobart Town in Van Diemen's Land on the 26th of August 1849. She originally carried 300 convicts but 3 died enroute.
Master: T.A Castle
Surgeon: L.S Cunningham
PORT OF HOBART TOWN...........
26-Arrived the ship Hyderabad, 631 tons, -Castles, from Kingston, (Ireland.) 23rd May, with 297 male con- vict passengers.-L. S. Cunningham, Esq., Surgeon Superintendent; Lieutenant Hunter, 11th Regiment, Mrs. Hunter and two children; Ensign Ward, 56 Regiment; Rev. Mr. M'Carthy, R C.C.. Mr. O'Brien, Religious Instructor-; -42 rank and file 65th, 11th, 99th, and 56th regiments, 2 women and 16 children.
from SHIPPING NEWS. in The Courier (Hobart, Tas. : 1840 - 1859) of Wednesday 29th of August 1849, Page 2. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2965154?
- Hyderabad, 1849 from the Founders and Survivors Storylines MUGSHEETS website at: http://www.founders-storylines.com/mugsheets/voyages/view/BV0709
- Hyderabad voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1849 with 15 passengers from the Convict Records website at: https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/hyderabad/1849 (incomplete)
- Details for the ship Hyderabad (2) (1849) from the Claim a Convict website at: http://www.hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict/shipDetails.php?shipId=893 (incomplete)
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