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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 Pribislav / Pribislaw, 354 tons, Captain P.W. Niemann, from Hamburg 21st August 1849, via Port Phillip 18th February 1850, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 1st March 1850

The South Australian Register 2nd March 1850

The "Pribislav" from Port Phillip
This German ship, with 21 passengers from Melbourne arrived yesterday . The date of sailing was February 18th, but our newspaper files are only to the 15th inclusive.
Friday March 1st.— The barque Pribislax, [sic] 315 tons , P. W. Niemann, Master, from Hamburg 21st August and Port Phillip 18th February. Passengers.— Dr. Berndt , and G. Lemke in the cabin ; and 19 in the steerage.

Sydney Shipping Gazette 16th February 1850

Arrived at Port Phillip.— February 3rd. Prebislay [sic], barque, 354 tons, P.W. Niemann, from Hambugh 24th August, and Rio de Janeiro 2nd December [1849]. Passengers.— Mr. & Mrs. Grassmore ; Mr. Gambinner ; A. Berndt, Esq, Surgeon, and 195 immigrants. ...
The Prebislay [sic], which arrived at Hobson's Bay late on Saturday night, brings out 198 German emigrants, the greater portion of whom intend to settle here, and the remainder are going on to Adelaide. She put into Rio de Janeiro on the 17th October, to get a fresh supply of provisions, and remained there till the 2nd December. Four births occurred during the passage, but not any deaths or sickness. The passengers, of whom only a few can speak English, expressed themselves highly pleased with the appearance of the country. ... — Melbourne Morning Herald, February 6.


note.— on the website(s) listed above, please note that the passenger list is a reconstructed one. I have noted those that came to South Australia cross-check with the available SA indexes, as indicated.
The list is probably 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
Names Age Occupation B-index Residence BDM index
Last Given
Ohlmeyer Johann Gabriel Martin 49       D
  Wilhelmine 47       D
  Ernst Martin Carl 24       M
  Wilhelm Anton 20       M
  Maria Caroline Louise 18       M

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) ; Birth-Death-Marriage (BDM) index

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