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Transcribed and submitted to TheShipsList by Robert Janmaat, Adelaide, from a variety of sources, cited below.
Return to German Emigrants to South Australia

barque Helene, 300 tons, Captain Mildenstein, from Hamburg 3rd March 1854, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 27th June 1854

The South Australian Register, Wednesday June 28th 1854:—
Arrival: Tuesday June 27th, the barque Helene, 300 tons, Mildenstein, Master from Hamburg the March 3rd 1854.
Passengers:— Messrs. Messrs, Bevilaqua, Fleine, and Seims.
Cargo of the Helene — 2 bales, 1 case parcels, Bollenhagen and Co. ; 1 case, 7 cases Tobacco, 2 cases Dipple and Co., ; 2 cases Cigars, 2 cases Bitters, 1 case Cigars, 1 keg, to Order, 2 case samples, Lehmkuhl ; 1,527 pieces of iron, Beyer ; 36 pieces of iron, 45 pieces Zinc, 47,450 lbs. do., 383 cases Brandy, 256 cases zinc, 2124 bundles iron wire, 9000 lbs bran, 9200 lbs plums, 6388 deal planks, 1138 pieces of timber, 6388 deal planks, 1138 pieces of timber, Dippel and Co.

Cleared ... July 24th 1854:— Helene, barque, 214 tons, Mildenstein, for Valparaiso.

An index from the State Library South Australia (SLSA) shows that 3 migrants should have been on the Helene, I have been able to find 3 as listed below.— Regards Robert.

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).
I know the list is incomplete and may contain errors, so any feedback with additions or corrections, will be most appreciated. Please contact me using the link above. Regards Robert, Adelaide

note: where maiden name of wife is indicated, it has been included in the given name column within ( )

Names Age Occupation B-index Residence Remarks
Last Given
Bevilaqua Friedrich Ludwig 22 Storekeeper 122/2 Glucksradt Holstein  
Fleine n/a   - - Fleim ?
Seims n/a   - -  

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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