The Voyage of the P & O Liner Berrima to Australia in the first half of 1920
The Berrima a steel twin screw Steamer left London on Tuesday, March 23, 1920. Arriving at Port Adelaide's Outer Harbor on Wednesday, May 5, 1920. Its Master was Captain E.M. Hussey-Cooper, and Surgeon-superintedent was probably Dr. Patrick O'Neill.
She seems to have unloaded her 110 assigned passengers for this destination; from the 1000 plus passengers aboard the next day. This is the date on the official passenger list made available through the State Records of SA, Passenger Lists 1845 - 1940.
Note: as many as 360 unassisted immigrants also landed off this voyage at Melbourne later in the month on the 14th of May. Victorian Unassisted passenger lists (1852-1923) Record Series Number (VPRS): 947
She seems to have concluded this voyage in Sydney on the 21st of May 1920 and offloaded more passengers there. The Daily Telegraph of Saturday 22 May 1920
Note: not to be confused with the later voyage of this same ship to South Australia in the second half of this same year. passenger list dated 29 October, 1920
Passenger Lists etc.
- 221/1920 - Berrima from the State Records of SA, Passenger Lists 1845 - 1940. first accessed 8th of December, 2019 at: https://archives.sa.gov.au/sites/default/files/documentstore/passengerlists/1920/GRG_41_34_0_221-1920_Berrima.pdf
- 24/03/1920 - 06/05/1920 from the Passengers in History website, an initiative of the South Australian Maritime Museum, first accessed 8th of December, 2019 at: http://passengersinhistory.sa.gov.au/node/965298
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