Globe Voyages to Australia
The ship ‘Globe’ was built in Scarborough, England in 1810. 363 tons. Rig Type S.
Transported 140 male convicts (1 death recorded) from Portsmouth, England, departing September 1818, route Madeira, to Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia. Arrived 8 January 1819. Master Joseph Blythe. Surgeon George Clayton. Several youths onboard. Many of the men had been held on the Hulks ‘Captivity’ & ‘Laurel’ where they had lessons to improve their literary and Bible studies. A Guard of the 34th Regiment and some wives accompanied them. There was also listed 4 or 5 free passenters. About 84 of the convicted men were later transferred to Port Dalyrmple (George Town), Van Diemen’s Land in the February of that year, per the ship ‘Elizabeth & Henrietta’.
Arrived 8th January, 1819 at New South Wales
Average sentence: 7 Years | Life
sentences: 21 | Passengers: 140