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Nile 1858 - Ship Tree

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Date: 23 Sep 1857 to 1 Jan 1858
Location: Western Australiamap
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Nile - arrived in WA in 1858 - (from Perth DPS)
Ship Arrival to the Colony of Western Australia    She carried the nineteenth of 37 shipments of male convicts
Nile, 1858
Convict Ships

This 763 ton ship was built at Sunderland in 1849. It was employed as a convict transport for Western Australia and left Plymouth, England on September 23, 1857 bound for the Swan River Colony, stopping at Bahia, Brazil on the way. She carried the nineteenth of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia. The voyage took 100 days and the Nile arrived in Fremantle on January 1, 1858 with 40 passengers and 268 convicts (Erickson). [1]
W. Johnson was the captain of the vessel.

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  1. The Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australians,
    pre-1829-1888. compiled by Rica Erickson
Western Australian Convicts 1850-1868
Voyage Details | Convict Trials, & Physical Descriptions | Pensioner Guards & Families
Warders & Families | Other Passengers

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