Tellicherry Voyages to Australia
The ‘Tellicherry’ - built in 1796 at Thames, England for the East India Company. 467 tons.
One sailing to Australia - Ireland to New South Wales in 1805, arriving 1806. 125 (or 130) male and 35 female prisoners, 2 children - 6 deaths. Many on the men on board were political prisoners.
Departed from Cork, Ireland. (The register of these persons is NOT yet complete on this website - a work in progress.)
In 1807 the Tellicherry was shipwrecked off the coast of the Philippines. The men were rescued and made their way to Manilla.
Arrived 15th February, 1806 at New South Wales
Average sentence: 6 Years | Life
sentences: 50 | Passengers: 156