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Title Passenger Contract Ticket, Carpentaria, Liverpool to Melbourne
Date 1 May 1854
Document Type Shipping Papers
Reference HT 11901
Library / Archive Museum Victoria
Collection Name Tickets of Passage
Description Presumed steerage class ticket for the Carpentaria, leaving from Liverpool for Melbourne on 1 May 1854 for the sum of £18. The ticket was issued to 31 year old August Kleine, by Frackleton's American Emigration Office, Liverpool.
Biographical Note / History The 1,460 ton square-rigged ship Carpentaria arrived in Hobsons Bay on 1 August 1854 carrying 542 second and third-class passengers after a passage of 79 days. This was the day after the arrival of the more famous clipper ship the Lightning, on her maiden voyage from Liverpool.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Ships and Shipping Lines
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places Hobson's Bay, Australia
Ports Liverpool, England; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Ships Carpentaria
People Kleine, August
Keywords shipping, ticket, emigration
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Museum Victoria catalogue.
Catalogue Link Museum Victoria Catalogue
Language English
Copyright Museum Victoria