Voyage to London in 1882

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Voyage to London in 1882
Under command of Captain Edward Alston
Departure port Port Augusta
Departure date 29th October 1881
Arrival port London
Arrival date 16th February 1882
Voyage duration 110 days

Having reached Port Adelaide on 26 July 1881, the City of Adelaide unloaded and eventually sailed for Port Augusta, arriving there on 21 August. Loading her "homeward" cargo, she sailed from Port Augusta on 29 October 1881 and arrived in London on 16 February 1882, a duration of 110 days.

Passenger List

No. Name in Newspaper /
on Passenger List
Wiki (GEDCOM) Page
Wiki (GEDCOM) Page
Cabin Class Birth Date Age Comment Ref.
1 Alston, Mrs. Francis, Grace Charlotte - I798 Alston Family - F129 First Class (Saloon)
2 Alston, Child Alston, Roland Athel Edward - I896 Alston Family - F129 First Class (Saloon) 18 Dec 1877 4 Born at sea on City of Adelaide and died (16 January 1885) at sea on City of Adelaide, aged 7.

Sorry we do not have any further passenger information for this voyage. If you have any information regarding this voyage, please contact us.

Crew List

This list is held by the Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.

Template:Crew List to London in 1882

Cargo List

The ship carried 3,968 bales of greasy wool and 78 bales of scoured wool. The 4,046 bales totalled 1,525,730 pounds in weight,and the cargo was valued at 54,500 pounds sterling.[1]


  1. The Observer (SA), 5 November 1881

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