Providence Voyages to Australia
The ship named ‘Providence’ was built in Calcutta, India in 1808. 649 tons.
The 1811 voyage brought many convicts from Ireland to Australia. 73rd Regiment. Also several free settlers. 5-6 deaths on voyage.
The ship was lastly scuttled at St. Martin’s, Isle of Scilly in 1833.
Arrived 2nd July, 1811 at New South Wales
Average sentence: 7 Years | Life
sentences: 22 | Passengers: 82
Arrived 7th January, 1822 at New South Wales
Average sentence: 11 Years | Life
sentences: 22 | Passengers: 103
Arrived 16th May, 1826 at Van Diemen's Land
Average sentence: 9 Years | Life
sentences: 24 | Passengers: 100