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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 Steinwaerder, 248 tons, Commander O. Ericksen, from Hamburg 20th May 1863 via Cape of Good Hope 27th August 1863, arrived at Port Adelaide 9th October 1863 ... the Hamburg passenger list shows the Captain as "M. E. Ericksen" and vessel name spelled Steinwärder.

The South Australian Register, Saturday 10 October 1863, p. 2

Friday, October 09. —STEINWARDER, barque, 248 tons, O. Ericksen. master, from Hamburg May 20 via Cape of Good Hope August 27. Amsberg and Co., Town ; Mocatta, Port agents.
From Hamburg : Miss Emma Homburg and Otto Jacobs [and Ferd.] Spmelzdopf [sic], in the cabin ; and 32 in the steerage.
From the Cape : Mr. Finlay Hogarth, in the cabin ; and 11 in the steerage.

STEINWARDER, from Hamburg via the Cape of Good Hope — 500 boxes of raisins from the Cape, Acraman, Main, Lindsay and Co. ; and miscellaneous Hamburg cargo.

An index from the State Library South Australia (SLSA) shows that 34 German migrants should have been on the Steinwaerder for Port Adelaide, I have been able to find 34, plus 2 seamen, 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
BBI Brandenberg Index from Ancestry
AMPI Australian Medical Pioneers Index

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

Names Age Occupation B-index BMD Residence Remarks
Last Given
Cabin Passengers
Homburg Emma 20       Braunschweig  
Schmelzkopf Ferdinand 16     M? Bevern, Braunschweig  
Jacobs Johann Otto 29 Merchant     Wilster, Holstein  
Hoffmann Eduard 30 Master Butcher - B Posen, Prussia GMI
  Emilie Amelia (Klaebe) 24         daughter of Johann Gottlieb, below
  Bertha inf         Olga M. ?
Klaebe Johann Gottlieb 54 Shoemaker 919/1   Posen, Prussia GMI
  Ernestine Wilhelmine (Merke) 44         2nd wife
  Ida Amelia 26         child from 1st marriage and sister of Emilie Amelia (Klaebe) Hoffmann, above
  Emil 16          
  Richard Bruno 13         to WA
  Friedrich Wilhelm 9         NAA 3186811
  Paul Gustav Otto 8         NAA 33284
  Olga Martha 5          
  Wanda Anna Clara 3          
Names Age Occupation B-index BMD Residence Remarks
Last Given
Single Men & Women
Bergmann Adolph 30 Labourer -   Neukirch Prussia  
Bergmann Friedrich 22 Carpenter -   Melle Hannover  
Enckelmann / Enkelmann Anna Dorothea (Heck) 59       Neu Boroy Prussia GMI
Enckelmann / Enkelmann Johanne Wilhelmine 21   1387/2 M Neu Boroy Prussia GMI | married Johann Gottlieb Rosenzweig, 1865
Fix Carl Anthon 26 Butcher / Cooper - M Naumburg A/o Saale NAA 3178522
Grieme Adelheid 28   -   Oiste Hannover  
Hoops Dorothea 14     M? Oiste Hannover Anna Dorothea Maria Hoops ? married August Julius Hermann Russack, 1868 ?
Hoops Johann Heinrich 72 Shoemaker - D Oiste Hannover  
Judell / Jüdell Hermann 19 Merchant 869/1   Altona Holstein NAA 3176536
Marquardt Emilie 28       Breslau Prussia  
Oehlmann Adolph Ludwig Wilhelm 24 Agent - M Stade Hannover NAA 3176345
Pfundheller Carl August 24 Distiller -   Posen Prussia NAA 4429
Radestock Otto 18 Cooper / Publican 1325/2   Alt. Klemminen Prussia  
Rohde Gustav 22 Merchant     Stade Hannover  
Schiller Johanna Louise 22     M Dornau Prussia BBI 1863 | married Johann Wilhelm Kurtz, 1865
Schowe Carl 17 Student -   Mell Hannover  
Vogt Carl 20 Merchant -   Duderstadt Hannover  
Wilken Anna 26       Strameuss Mecklen Schwerin  
Wilken Louise 18       Strameuss Mecklen Schwerin  
Rosen Frederick n/a Seaman 1386/2      
Sand Carl n/a Seaman 1421/2      

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 (formerly 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

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