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Ocean Voyages to Australia

The ‘Ocean’ was an English merchant ship and whaler built in 1794 at South Shields, England.
In 1803 she accompanied the ship ‘Calcutta’ to Australia, acting as a transport supply ship. When the settlers abondoned Port Phillip, Melbourne, Victoria the ship transferred convicts, settlers and marines to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania).

In 1815, 1817 & 1823 the ‘Ocean’ transported convicts to New South Wales.

  • Ocean

    Sailed on August, 1815

    Arrived 30th January, 1816 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 9 Years | Life sentences: 98 | Passengers: 220
  • Ocean

    Sailed on August, 1817

    Arrived 1st January, 1818 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 10 Years | Life sentences: 74 | Passengers: 180
  • Ocean

    Sailed on 22nd April, 1823

    Arrived 27th August, 1823 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 9 Years | Life sentences: 119 | Passengers: 173