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Convict Ship Princess Victoria 1834

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Embarked: 14 men
Tons: 475
Deaths: 1
Surgeon's Journal: no
Captain James F. Bissett

The Princess Victoria arrived in Sydney from Calcutta via Hobart on 28th November having sailed from Calcutta on 10th August and Hobart 19th November.

Passengers included Dr. Wilson R.N., Mr. John Stubbs, Rolla O'Ferral, Esq., Captain Laird, late of the 31st regiment, Mr. William Clay, and 13 European prisoners of the Crown from England. One prisoners, Patrick Clinton had died on board the vessel before departure.

The prisoners were all formerly soldiers from England and Ireland who had been convicted of crimes such as mutiny, stabbing with a bayonet, shooting with intent and assault.

The Sydney Herald reported that two beautiful entire Arabian horses were imported on the Princess Victoria for Richard Jones Esq.,

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1). Convicts and passengers of the Princess Victoria identified in the Hunter Valley



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