Hi Guest!

Bussorah Merchant Voyages to Australia

The Bussorah Merchant was built at Calcutta in 1818, 531 tons.
The ship transported convicts from England in 1828 to New South Wales, from Ireland in 1829/30 to Hobart, Van Diemen’s Land and in 1831 another voyage to Sydney, New South Wales.
(The ship also made voyages to Australia, in 1837, 1839 & 1845 with free immigrants.)

  • Bussorah Merchant

    Sailed on 24th March, 1828

    Arrived (estimated) 24th November, 1828 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 9 Years | Life sentences: 49 | Passengers: 170
  • Bussorah Merchant

    Sailed on 1st October, 1829

    Arrived 18th January, 1830 at Van Diemen's Land
    Average sentence: 9 Years | Life sentences: 75 | Passengers: 200
  • Bussorah Merchant

    Sailed on 16th August, 1831

    Arrived 14th December, 1831 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 7 Years | Life sentences: 16 | Passengers: 50