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Ships Transporting Convicted Rebels from Rebellion of 1837 to Van Dieman's Land Australia

Date: 14 August 2001
Contributor: Bob Snyder
Rebels from Canada transported to Van Diemans` Land - now called Tasmania Australia

See Rebellion of 1837 for further details on the trial of these men

Transported aboard Marquis of Hastings

Sailed from Portsmouth England on 17 Mar 1839 with 240 male convicts
Arrived VDL Tasmania on 23 Jul 1839 with 233 male convicts
128 days at sea
Ship Master Hy I Naylor
- Ships surgeon Ed Jeffery

Benjamin Wait
Samuel Chandler
Alexander McLeod
John Vernon
John McNulty
James Wagoner
Norman Malery
George B. Cooley
Garret Van Camp

Transported aboard the Canton

Sailed from Spithead England on 22 Sep 1839 with 240 male convicts
. Arrived VDL Tasmanian 12 Jan 1840 with 230 male convicts
112 days at sea
Ships Master Jn Mordaunt
Ships Surgeon Jn Irvine

Lynus W. Miller
John Grant
James Gamel
Jacob Beemer

Both ship first stopped in Canada arrived at Spithead a stretch of water in the Eastern Solvent of Great Britain, between the entrance to Portsmouth Harbor and the Isle of Wight, were they picked up more convicts before then sailing to VDL.

Ships or Vessels were hired for the conveyance of Convicts from Great Britain and Ireland, between the 1st January 1839 and the 30th June 1846.The Marquis of Hastings and Canton where hired in 1839 to transport convicts

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