Location: Western Australia
Surnames/tags: Arrivals_1860 Colony_of Ship_Tree
|William Hammond, 1856 |
William Hammond - arrived in Fremantle, in 1856 
This 683 ton ship was built in Sunderland in 1853. It was employed as a convict transport for Western Australia and left Plymouth, England on January 5, 1856 bound for the Swan River Colony. She carried the sixteenth of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia.
The voyage took 84 days and the William Hammond arrived in Fremantle on March 29, 1856 with 89 passengers and 250 convicts [Erickson]. Horatio Edwards and George D. MacLaren were the captain and surgeon respectively.