Chapman Voyages to Australia
The Chapman ship was built at Whitby, England in 1777, rebuilt in 1811 and refurbed in 1815.
The 1817 voyage from Ireland to New South Wales, Australia is not yet fully recorded on this web site - currently being updated. A mutiny occurred on this voyage with 7 men killed and many others wounded. (200 male convicts embarked)
1824 voyage from England to Van Diemen’s Land (180 male convicts).
1826 voyage from England to Van Diemen’s Land (100 male convicts, 2 escaped). Royal Staff guards & 19 private passengers.
Arrived 26th July, 1817 at New South Wales
Average sentence: 8 Years | Life
sentences: 5 | Passengers: 27
Arrived 27th July, 1824 at Van Diemen's Land
Average sentence: 7 Years | Life
sentences: 64 | Passengers: 180
Arrived 7th October, 1826 at Van Diemen's Land
Average sentence: 11 Years | Life
sentences: 47 | Passengers: 100