The barque 'Isabella', 1838
Verity Baylis found two references to
- The "Isabella", registered in London, was 323 tons,
Whitby built and had two guns. There were fifteen crew and the cargo was
General and Government Stores. The Master was Captain Sampson; the owners -
Nelson. There were five cabin passengers. There were nineteen adults and
seventeen children travelling steerage.
- The "Isabella", under Captain V.Sampson, sailed from
London on the 16th December, 1837, bound firstly for Portsmouth. She departed
Portsmouth on the 9th January, 1838, with General Cargo and Government Stores.
There were 38 passengers and families to Port Philip. Passengers included
Lieut. Munday and Captain Pollock. The "Isabella" was a barque, 323 tons with
I found another in the 'International' pages of the Aussie Shipwrecks site (http://oceans1.customer.netspace.net.au/international-main.html)
- "Isabella", barque, 323 tons. Built Whitby, UK, 1827. Reg.
London. Arrived in Sydney with convicts on 24 July 1840. Master
Alexander McAusland. From Sydney to Manila, wrecked on a reef off the
Caroline Islands, 30 January 1841. The crew reached Manila safely after
twenty-seven days in the boats.
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