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1841
Ships
  Depart from
Arrive at
  Departure date
Arrival date
  Other information Passengers
Royal MailLondon
Port Adelaide
27 Sep 1840
07 Feb 1841
schooner
1825-
passengers
TyroneLiverpool
Port Adelaide
04 Oct 1840
11 Feb 1841
brig
1838-
1 passenger
HawkLondon
Port Adelaide
22 Sep 1840
18 Feb 1841
schooner
1827-
PlanterRio de Janeiro
Cape of Good Hope
Port Adelaide
-
-
13 Feb 1841
schooner
1825-
no passengers
King WilliamSingapore
Port Adelaide
02 Dec 1840
10 Feb 1841
barque
1831-
no passengers
CorsairLondon
Cape of Good Hope
Holdfast Bay
13 Sep 1840
10 Jan 1841
01 Mar 1841
schooner
1827-
passengers
LondonCape of Good Hope
Port Adelaide
31 Jan 1841
27 Mar 1841
barque
1833-
passengers
EdinaGreenock
Port Adelaide
15 Dec 1840
06 Apr 1841
barque
1839-
passengers
SiamLondon
Plymouth
via Rio de Janeiro
Port Adelaide
01 Dec 1840
12 Dec 1840
-
23 Apr 1841
barque
1840-
passengers
AlexandrinaDublin
Hobart Town
Port Adelaide
01 Oct 1840
-
28 Apr 1841
brig
1839-
passengers
CarolineHamburg
Port Adelaide
10 Dec 1840
26 Apr 1841
brig
1825-
no passengers
Lord GlenelgLondon
Port Adelaide
03 Jan 1841
10 May 1841
ship rig
1835-
passengers
incl. Governor Grey
Henry HoyleLiverpool
Port Adelaide
14 Jan 1841
12 May 1841
snow
1829-
passengers
DumfriesSingapore
King George Sound
Port Adelaide
03 Apr 1841
07 May 1841
15 May 1841
ship
1837-
passengers
AmeliaLiverpool
Cape of Good Hope
Port Adelaide
03 Dec 1840
19 Mar 1841
15 May 1841
brig
1826-
passengers
Countess of DurhamLondon
Port Adelaide
17 Jan 1841
05 Jun 1841
barque
1835-
> 2 passengers
ChristianaLondon
Port Adelaide
-
25 Jul 1841
barque
1823-
passengers
CometTable Bay
Port Adelaide
-
06 Jul 1841
brig
1824-
cargo of 
'trashy wine'
WilliamGuernsey
Port Adelaide
03 Apr 1841
25 Jul 1841
barque
1835-
passengers
1st boat from Channel Isles to sail to an Australian port
BenaresLeith
Pt Phillip
Port Adelaide
-
-
27 Jul 1841
barque
1840-
1 passenger from Port Phillip
Clydesidethe Clyde
Port Adelaide
28 Apr 1841
03 Sep 1841
brig
1841-
maiden voyage
passengers
L'ElizabethPort AdelaideOct 1841ship
1837-
French whaler refitting
Elizabeth MooreLiverpool
Cape of Good Hope
Port Adelaide
21 May 1841
02 Sep 1841
21 Oct 1841
barque
1831-
Cargo of vine cuttings from the Cape.
no passengers
SkjoldAltona
Port Adelaide
03 Jul 1841
27 Oct 1841
ship rig
1839-
214 passengers
41 deaths 
LorinaJava
Port Adelaide
-
27 Oct 1841
brig
1831-
no passengers
FamaLondon
Port Adelaide
19 May 1841
11 Oct 1841
barque
1830-
> 2 passengers
OrissaLondon
Port Adelaide
26 Jun 1841
20 Nov 1841
barque
1832-
> 2 passengers
James TurcanLondon
The Downs
Port Adelaide
16 Jul 1841
26 Jul 1841
26 Nov 1841
barque
1835-
12 passengers
AlcmenaLeith
Melbourne
Port Adelaide
10 May 1841
23 Nov 1841
06 Dec 1841
barque
1840
1 passenger
MercatorPort Adelaide16 Dec 1841American whaler
King HenryGreenock
Port Adelaide
12 Jul 1841
20 Dec 1841
brig
1820-
1 passenger
The data in the Other Information column includes a brief description of the vessel, the year of construction and, if known, the year of loss/destruction where the ship was later lost at sea or shipwrecked.
 
Sources:
South Australian Records Prior to 1841 (Opie)
Migrant Ships for South Australia 1836-1866 (Ronald Parsons)
Shipping Arrivals and Departures South Australia 1627-1850 (Sexton)
The Land of Promise (John Stephens)
 
At times there is a conflict in the information provided by each of the sources listed above. For example, dates of sailing may vary from one source to another, and 3 different references may give 3 differing dates!