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Title Diary of a Voyage from Liverpool to Auckland Leaving Liverpool for Melbourne by the Fine Clipper Ship "General Roberts"
Author Weston Smethurst, G
Date 8 Oct 1884 - 7 Jan 1885
Document Type Personal Account
Reference SAS/3/2/5
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Description Diary of a second class passenger describing the journey conditions to New Zealand, including the food, entertainment, presence of stowaways and the onward journey to Auckland from Melbourne.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia; New Zealand
Ports Liverpool, England; Auckland, Port Chalmers, Dunedin, New Zealand; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Nationality English; Scottish
Ships General Roberts; SS Rotomahava
People Weston Smethurst, G
Keywords passenger, emigration, shipping, journey conditions, food, entertainment, theatre, music, sailor, animals, Christmas, travel, religion, stowaway, sport, alcohol, death
Language English
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Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library