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Emigrant Ships From the UK to the US, 1855

British Parliamentary Papers, 1856 XXIV [2089],393

Return showing the Mortality in Passenger Ships which cleared out from Liverpool
for the United States, from 1st January to 30th September 1855.

Date of
Sailing
Name
of Ship
Destination # Embarked # of
Deaths
English Scotch Irish Foreigners % of
Deaths
New York
Jan 1 Dreadnought New York 211 - 17 2 169 23 Nil
" 5 Harvest Queen " 125 - - - 125 - "
" 8 Constantine " 197 - 26 6 138 27 "
" 17 Isaac Webb " 368 - - - 349 19 "
" 20 Benjamin Adams " 322 - 84 - 230 8 "
" 25 Aurora " 297 1 23 5 238 31 .33
Feb 1 Columbia " 430 - - - 347 83 Nil
" 2 Princeton " 214 1 74 4 124 12 .46
" 6 Andrew Foster " 193 - 51 - 133 11 Nil
" 10 New World " 221 4 22 2 196 1 1.81
" 14 Thornton " 315 - 72 - 241 2 Nil
" 16 Albion " 352 - 101 - 251 - "
" E.C. Scanton " 233 1 50 1 174 8 .42
" 19 America " 407 - 104 6 297 - Nil
Mar 1 J.A. Westervelt " 669 1 74 - 595 - .14
" 3 James Foster, jun. " 756 1 - - 756 - .13
" 9 West Point " 409 2 177 - 232 - .48
" 10 Oswego " 212 - 69 - 143 - Nil
" 14 Ontario " 640 - 27 11 592 10 "
" 19 Cynosure " 382 1 45 - 327 10 .26
" Fidelia " 305 - 26 18 247 14 Nil
" 20 Emerald Isle " 636 6 147 - 489 - .94
" 23 Webster " 556 2 138 - 413 5 .35
" 26 Garrick " 413 3 35 25 215 138 .72
" 28 Henry Clay " 447 - 154 - 286 7 Nil
" 30 Albert Gallatin " 332 - 24 4 290 14 "
Apr 3 William Tapscott " 870 2 315 - 555 - .22
" 5 Manhattan " 608 3 47 33 455 73 .49
" 7 Cultivator " 307 1 136 - 155 16 .32
" J.L. Bogart " 284 5 14 1 207 62 1.76
" 11 Progress " 423 2 116 - 300 7 .47
" City of New York " 261 - 101 - 147 13 Nil
" 14 Yorkshire " 325 - 38 18 240 29 "
" Australia " 398 - 154 23 213 8 "
" 17 F.P. Sage " 405 - 55 17 326 7 "
" 19 Rappahannock " 519 2 127 - 390 2 .38
" Great Western " 600 2 39 35 503 23 .33
" 20 John Bright " 438 - 87 - 298 53 Nil
" 21 S. Curling " 574 - 353 200 7 14 "
" 23 Constitution " 617 - 49 32 522 14 "
" 26 William Stetson " 479 - 285 30 161 3 "
" 28 Isaac Wright " 495 3 49 9 215 222 .60
" 30 William Nelson " 469 - 120 - 341 8 Nil
" Dreadnought " 482 - 63 39 378 2 "
May 1 Empire State " 376 1 123 - 253 - .26
" Empire " 345 - 118 - 225 2 Nil
" City of Mobile - 444 - 107 - 336 1 "
" 4 Richard Robinson " 348 1 98 10 194 46 .28
" 7 Harvest Queen " 545 - 130 26 318 71 Nil
" John Rutledge " 211 - 20 1 184 6 "
" 8 Guy Mannering " 312 - 35 - 274 3 "
" 9 American Union " 485 - 5 - 421 59 "
" 12 Excelsior " 346 1 103 - 234 9 .28
" 14 Universe " 473 1 250 - 210 13 .21
" 15 Constantine " 479 1 12 17 446 4 .20
" 21 Calhoun " 418 4 185 - 233 - .95
" Isaac Webb " 625 - 44 13 400 168 Nil
" 22 Cambria " 378 - 113 - 265 - "
" Roscius " 453 4 14 8 431 - .88
" 30 Orient " 515 1 191 - 317 7 .19
" 31 Cornelius Lawrence " 437 - 56 - 345 36 Nil
June 2 Constellation " 671 - 181 - 478 12 "
" 4 Columbia " 418 1 33 53 300 32 .23
" 6 Jeremiah Thompson " 440 - 128 - 269 43 Nil
" 7 Driver " 653 2 167 - 393 93 .30
" 12 Aurora " 535 - 48 81 381 25 Nil
" 14 De Witt Clinton " 374 2 63 3 291 17 .53
" 18 Princeton " 389 1 90 8 283 8 .25
" Lucy Thompson " 334 1 124 - 197 13 .29
" 20 Fidelia " 325 1 17 23 236 49 .30
" 22 Albion " 486 - 153 - 333 - Nil
" 23 Andrew Foster " 399 1 55 20 292 32 .25
" 29 New World " 321 1 35 7 258 21 .31
July 2 Bridgewater " 313 - 44 - 167 102 Nil
" America " 245 - 53 - 146 46 "
" 4 West Point " 346 1 10 47 279 10 .28
" 7 F.A. Palmer " 382 - 91 - 285 6 Nil
" 18 Ontario " 487 2 74 30 348 35 .41
" 19 James Foster, jun. " 404 - 26 36 313 29 Nil
" 30 Dreadnought " 400 - 199 - 168 33 "
Aug 3 Yorkshire " 363 14 39 20 213 91 3.85
" 4 Emerald Isle " 633 2 119 - 455 59 .31
" 7 Henry Clay " 259 - 66 18 157 18 Nil
" 10 Albert Gallatin " 400 - 68 22 284 26 "
" 13 William Tapscott " 730 2 217 - 489 24 .27
" 15 J.A. Westervelt " 432 6 72 - 241 119 1.38
" 16 Constitution " 311 - 25 29 251 6 Nil
" 18 Great Western " 299 - 43 11 230 15 "
" 22 Ashburton " 218 1 21 10 109 78 .45
" 29 Manhattan " 369 - 92 5 118 154 Nil
" Underwriter " 343 1 59 20 196 68 .29
" 30 Progress " 408 - 102 15 258 33 Nil
Sept 3 Cultivator " 389 2 120 25 218 26 .51
" Isaac Wright " 393 - 96 51 241 5 Nil
" 10 Empire State " 274 1 130 - 125 19 .36
" 11 F.P. Sage " 239 - 71 15 89 64 Nil
" American Union " 487 1 93 39 217 138 .20
" 17 Sea Lark " 266 - 54 20 192 - Nil
" 18 Guy Mannering " 347 - 60 6 254 27 "
" 19 Harvest Queen " 391 - 40 17 318 16 "
" 21 John Rutledge " 238 - 69 8 161 - "
" 27 John Bright " 370 - 86 - 105 179 "
" 28 Jeremiah Thompson " 410 - 82 - 316 12 "
" 29 Albion " 473 - 123 - 352 - "
Boston
Mar 10 Daniel Webster Boston 327 1 26 1 300 - .30
" 26 Mariner " 302 2 7 - 295 - .66
Apr 3 George Peabody " 493 - 4 4 485 - Nil
" 13 Western Empire " 618 - 7 - 611 - "
" 24 George Washington " 649 - 9 3 637 - "
May 1 Parliament " 416 - 12 - 404 - "
" 16 Star of Empire " 482 - 49 - 433 - "
June 6 Chariot of Fame " 572 - 22 18 532 - "
" 18 Cathedral " 362 - 21 - 341 - "
" 28 Daniel Webster " 479 - 52 17 409 1 "
July 6 Chatsworth " 227 - 26 4 197 - "
" 31 Wellfleet " 347 - 48 6 293 - "
Aug 14 Parliament " 323 1 101 4 218 - .30
Sept 14 Reporter - 387 - 56 17 314 - Nil
" 26 Star of Empire " 508 - 46 54 408 - "
Philadelphia
Jan 12 Wyoming Philadelphia 83 - 45 - 38 - "
Mar 17 Tonawanda " 345 1 115 - 230 - .29
" 30 Jurwenta " 570 3 502 35 15 18 .52
Apr 14 Chimborazo " 430 - 186 1 58 185 Nil
" 17 Sarawak " 382 1 77 - 305 - .26
may 12 Wyoming " 370 - 132 - 238 - Nil
June 19 Tonawanda " 296 1 88 - 203 5 .33
July 16 Tuscarora " 257 - 95 5 155 2 Nil
Aug 4 Sarawak " 314 - 125 - 187 2 Nil
Baltimore
Apr 26 Annapolis Baltimore 135 - - - 135 - "
New Orleans
Jan 10 James Nasmyth New Orleans 439 2 - - - 439 .45
" 16 Charles Buck " 431 - 220 79 34 98 Nil
Feb 16 Helios " 142 - 24 1 117 - "
Sept 5 Shakspeare [sic] " 240 - 52 7 159 22 "
" 28 Colonel Cutts " 225 2 26 9 168 22 .88

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