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Convict Ship Maria 1820


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Surgeon's Journal - no
Embarked: 156 men
Voyage: 126 days
Deaths: 0
Surgeon's Journal: no
Captain Harris Walker
Surgeon Superintendent William Hamilton





The Maria departed England on 10th August, came direct and arrived in Hobart on Friday 1 December 1820 with 156 male prisoners.  

The Military Guard consisted of a detachment of the 48th Regiment commanded by Lieutenant John Croker of that Regiment; Lieutenant Gordon of the 48th being also on board, proceeding to join his Regiment at Sydney.

William Hamilton was employed as surgeon-superintendent on the Elizabeth in 1818 and the Norfolk in 1825


Notes & Links:

1).  Lieutenant John Croker was employed as Assistant Engineer and Superintendent of Public Works in Sydney 1821 - 1824 (CSI)

2).  Maria prisoners/ passengers identified in the Hunter Valley

   







 

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