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Royal Admiral Voyages to Australia

The Royal Admiral was built at Lynn in 1828.  Convicts were transported to New South Wales on the Royal Admiral in 1830, 1833, 1835 and to Van Diemen’s Land in 1842.

1833 - Ship; Royal Admiral. Commenced fitting as a Convict Transport at Deptford on the 29 March. Surgeon Superintendent [Andrew Henderson]  joined on the 3rd April. Guard embarked on the 13th. Sailed on the 17th and anchored in Kingston Barbour near Dublin on the 9th May. 220 convicts embarked on the 16 May 1833 and the ship sailed from Dublin Bay for Sydney on the 4th June and arrived there on the 20 October. Originally embarked with 221 convicts, 5 Died at sea, 1 was Relanded. 11 sick on shore,
The convicts were described as 220 such wretchedly debilitated creatures ...
Refer to the surgeons journal for full details

  • Royal Admiral

    Sailed on 30th May, 1792

    Arrived 7th October, 1792 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 7 Years | Life sentences: 53 | Passengers: 347
  • Royal Admiral

    Sailed on March, 1800

    Arrived 20th November, 1800 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 8 Years | Life sentences: 112 | Passengers: 301
  • Royal Admiral

    Sailed on 1st July, 1830

    Arrived 8th November, 1830 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 8 Years | Life sentences: 67 | Passengers: 193
  • Royal Admiral

    Sailed on 4th June, 1833

    Arrived 26th October, 1833 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 5 Years | Life sentences: 13 | Passengers: 46
  • Royal Admiral

    Sailed on 27th September, 1834

    Arrived 22nd January, 1835 at New South Wales
    Average sentence: 7 Years | Life sentences: 5 | Passengers: 26
  • Royal Admiral

    Sailed on 2nd May, 1842

    Arrived 24th September, 1842 at Van Diemen's Land
    Average sentence: 9 Years | Life sentences: 3 | Passengers: 205