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barque Dockenhuden, 388 tons, Captain J.H.O. Meyer, from Hamburg 4th November 1848, via Rio de Janeiro 5th February 1849, via Melbourne 21st March 1849, (dep. 4th May) arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 21st May 1849
Melbourne Daily News, April 23rd 1849:— Arrival: Dockenhuden, barque, 388 tons, Meyer, from Hamburgh the 4th November. Passengers. Mr. G.B. Schmidt, Mr. J. Ench, and ninety-seven in the steerage. . . . The Dockenhuden left Hamburgh on the 4th November, was three weeks in the Elbe, 12 days in the channel, and put into Rio de Janeiro on the 5th February for water and provisions, and sailed again on the 16th. The emigrants are a very respectable class, having nearly all paid their own passages. They consist of farm overseers, architects, joiners, carpenters &c. She spoke no vessels on the voyage. She proceeds to Adelaide in a few days.
The South Australian Register Wednesday May 23rd 1849
Monday May 21st:— The barque Dockenhuden,
388 tons, Meyers master, from Melbourne. Passenger Julius Enet, and David
cabin. . . .
note.— There are very
few surviving original lists of German passengers, so
the data below has been compiled from a variety of sources,
such as contemporary newspaper(s), internet sources,
input from descendants and the South Australian Heraldry
Genealogy society, (SAGHS).
note: where maiden name of wife is indicated, it has been included in the given name column within ( ) ; the passenger list comprises three sections arranged alphabetically, i families, ii single men, iii single women & children ; transcriber notes in italics
Sources: State Library South Australia, official passenger lists, mainly of immigrants arriving in South Australia under United Kingdom assisted passage schemes, 1847-1886 GRG 35/48a (formely ACC 313); Sydney Shipping Gazette; South Australian Register; The South Australian Government Gazette; Biographical index SA 1836-1885 (the B-index column indicates individuals who may be found in that index, with corresponding reference number for further research)
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