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Pekoe Voyages to Australia

Built Dundee, Scotland 1834. 379 tons. Rig type S.

Transported convicts from Dublin, Ireland 1840 to New South Wales, Australia.  List of 177 - 180 male persons.  As this ship sailed direct from Ireland, the details of those on the voyage are NOT fully entered on this site, but being updated by volunteer researchers.
Military Guard of the 96th Regiment plus 5 women and 11 children. Two boys, Matthew Wood (son of Michael Wood) and Patrick McArdle (son of James McArdle) - they were considered as free persons. Ship Surgeon, Robert Bower kept a Medical Journal.

  • Pekoe

    Sailed on 10th July, 1840

    Arrived 7th November, 1840 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 9 Years | Life sentences: 1 | Passengers: 8