Voyage to London in 1885

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Voyage to London in 1885
Under command of Captain Edward Alston
Departure port Port Augusta
Departure date 4th October 1884
Arrival port London
Arrival date 27th January 1885
Voyage duration 115 days

The City of Adelaide discharged her '200 tons of general cargo from London' in Port Adelaide, then sailed for Port Augusta on 22nd August 1884 and arrived on the 26th. She steadily loaded her return cargo and sailed from Port Augusta on 4 October 1884, arriving in London on 27 January 1885 after a voyage of 115 days.

Passenger List

No. Name in Newspaper /
on Passenger List
Individual
Wiki (GEDCOM) Page
Family/Household
Wiki (GEDCOM) Page
Cabin Class Birth Date Age Comment Ref.
1 Alston, Mrs. Francis, Grace Charlotte - I798 Alston Family - F2010 First Class (Saloon)
2 Alston, Child Alston, Roland Athel Edward - I896 Alston Family - F2010 First Class (Saloon) 18 Dec 1877 7 Born at sea on City of Adelaide and died on this voyage (16 January 1885), 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

The following list is held by the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London, England. It includes crew members between Port Adelaide and Port Augusta who may have left the City of Adelaide before the clipper left Port Augusta for London.


Billet # Name Wiki (GEDCOM) Page Birth Place Birth Date Age on voyage Position Wage Last Ship Date joined Place joined Date Left Place Left Reason Left Comment Ref.
1 Alston, Edward Daniel Alston, Edward Daniel - I2015 Bromley 1842 abt 43 Master City of Adelaide 22 Apr 1884 London Remains [1]
2 Shooter, W E E Shooter, W E E - I20447 Skipwith 1859 abt 26 1st Mate 8-0-0 St Vincent 22 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
3 Grylls, Glynn Grylls, Glynn - I20205 Manaccan, Cnwl 1857 abt 28 2nd Mate 5-0-0 City of Adelaide 22 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
4 Maisland, F O Maisland, F O - I20297 Croydon 1855 abt 30 3rd Mate 3-10-0 City of Adelaide 23 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
5 Duggan, William Duggan, William - I20142 London 1853 abt 32 Bosun & AB 4-0-0 City of Adelaide 22 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
6 Stanger, Thomas Stanger, Thomas - I20474 Stromness 1836 abt 49 Carpenter 6-0-0 City of Adelaide 22 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
7 Wotton, William Wotton, William - I20547 Dartmouth 1832 abt 53 Sailmaker & AB 4-0-0 City of Adelaide 22 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
8 Russell, F J B Russell, F J B - I20423 Norwich 1846 abt 39 Steward 5-0-0 Pak Wau 22 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
9 Brown, George Brown, George - I20056 London 1834 abt 51 AB 3-0-0 Sarah Scott 22 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
10 Meeds, W Meeds, W - I20312 Manchester 1853 abt 32 AB 3-0-0 City of Adelaide 22 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
11 Hoffman, John Hoffman, John - I20232 Gothenberg 1831 abt 54 AB 3-0-0 Baudeth 22 Apr 1884 London 16 Oct 1884 Fell overboard Lost at sea 16 Oct 1884 [1]
12 Crawford, Geo Crawford, Geo - I20117 Dover 1863 abt 22 Midship & 2nd Stwd 2-10-0 South Australian 22 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
13 Hurle, H C Hurle, H C - I20242 Somerset 1864 abt 21 Midshipman 0-1-0 City of Adelaide 29 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
14 Atwood, Arthur F L Atwood, Arthur F L - I20016 Gloucester 1870 abt 15 Midshipman 0-1-0 Simba 29 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
15 Falkiner, L Falkiner, L - I20158 London 1867 abt 18 Midshipman 0-1-0 Simba 29 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
16 Amphlett, R W Amphlett, R W - I20005 Hereford 1867 abt 18 Midshipman 0-1-0 Simba 29 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
17 Morales, R Morales, R - I20328 Valparaiso 1868 abt 17 Midshipman 0-1-0 South Australian 29 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
18 Staveley, A Staveley, A - I20475 Cork 1868 abt 17 Midshipman 0-1-0 first ship 29 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
19 Dax, Eden Dax, Eden - I20132 London 1862 abt 23 AB 3-0-0 City of Adelaide 30 Apr 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
20 Swindells, Allen Swindells, Allen - I20483 Slaley 1865 abt 20 AB 3-0-0 City of Adelaide 14 May 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
21 Roberson, Percy Jas Roberson, Percy Jas - I20411 Sporle, Norfolk 1860 abt 25 AB 3-0-0 City of Adelaide 16 May 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
22 Grattan, Wm Henry Grattan, Wm Henry - I20200 Santa Cruz 1860 abt 25 AB 3-0-0 St Vincent 19 Jun 1884 London 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
23 Nicholson, H J Nicholson, H J - I20345 London 1862 22 AB 3-0-0 City of Adelaide 19 Aug 1884 Adelaide 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
24 Bennett, Paul Bennett, Paul - I20030 Malta 1855 29 AB 6-0-0 Beltana 25 Aug 1884 Adelaide 04 Oct 1884 Pt Augusta Deserted [1]
25 Balgan, Antonio Balgan, Antonio - I20017 Malta abt 1844 40 Cook 5-10-0 Warooka 19 Aug 1884 Adelaide signed on, but did not join [1]
26 Hutt, William Hutt, William - I20243 Stirling abt 1833 51 Cook 5-10-0 Illawarra 21 Aug 1884 Adelaide 04 Oct 1884 Pt Augusta Deserted [1]
27 Davis, William Davis, William - I20130 Barbados abt 1854 30 Cook 7-0-0 Elimore 06 Sep 1884 Pt Augusta 27 Jan 1885 London Discharged [1]
28 Coates, Henry James Coates, Henry James - I20097 1867 abt 18 Apprentice Indentured 21 Mar 1882 London Remains [1]
29 Barton, Hugh Barclay Barton, Hugh Barclay - I20021 1867 abt 18 Apprentice Indentured 07 Jan 1884 London Remains [1]
30 Dyas, Francis Bayley Dyas, Francis Bayley - I20146 1868 abt 17 Apprentice Indentured 07 Jan 1884 London Remains [1]
31 Galt, Reginald Henry Galt, Reginald Henry - I20171 1868 abt 17 Apprentice Indentured 14 Jan 1884 London Remains [1]

Cargo List

The ship's cargo comprised 3,618 bales of greasy wool (weighing 1,359,171 pounds), 133 bales of scoured wool (weighing 38,248 pounds), 1 bale of cloth clippings, 84 tons of silver-lead, 59 tons of manganese, and 36 tons of bark.[2]

The cargo totalled 803 tons at a Declared Value of 59,747 pounds sterling.[3]


Notes

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 1.29 1.30 Crew List is held by the Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
  2. South Australian Register, 6 October 1884.
  3. Port Augusta Dispatch, 6 October 1884.


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