Mariners and ships in Australian Waters

MERRIMAC

AMERICAN SHIP, TONNAGE 413, MASTER DESTIN, SAILED 17TH JULY 1844
FROM WHENCE, NEW LONDON, U.S. ON A WHALING VOYAGE TO PORT JACKSON 9TH DECEMBER 1846

Surname Given name Station Age Of what Nation Status Comments
DESTIN GEORGE MASTER     CREW Nil passengers
  33 VARIOUS   VARIOUS CREW  
GATES THS SEAMAN     CREW Died of consumption June 22ns, 184..

 

Source: State Records Authority of New South Wales: Shipping Master's Office; Passengers Arriving 1826 - 1900; Part Colonial Secretary series covering 1845 - 1853, reels 1272 [4/5227] -1280 [4/5244].   Transcribed by Gloria Sheehan.

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