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1845
Ships
 Depart from
Arrive at
 Departure date
Arrival date
 Other information Passengers
LightningLondon
Cape of Good Hope
Port Adelaide
16 Aug 1844
22 Nov 1844
01 Jan 1845
schooner
1841-
> 3 passengers
William WiseLondon
Port Adelaide
20 Sep 1844
05 Jan 1845
brig
1826-
17 passengers
GuianaMauritius
Swan River
Port Adelaide
15 Dec 1844
22 Jan 1845
08 Feb 1845
barque
1831-1847
2 passengers from Swan River
BritomartSingapore
Port Adelaide
-
28 Feb 1845
brig
1820-
WaterwitchMauritius
Port Adelaide
27 Jan 1845
04 Mar 1845
schooner
1831-
1 passenger
cargo incl. 1021 bags sugar
John PiriePort Adelaide16 Mar 1845schooner
1827-1850
whaling voyage
Isabella WatsonLondon
Plymouth
Port Adelaide
20 Dec 1844
03 Apr 1845
3 mast ship
1840-1852
125 passengers
first ship with assisted immigrants since Dec 1840
FalcoBoston USA
Swan River
Port Adelaide
19 Nov 1844
11 Mar 1844
12 Apr 1845
brig
1832-
1 passenger
(for New Zealand?)
LightningSingapore
Port Adelaide
26 Mar 1845
06 May 1845
schooner
1841-
1 passenger
cargo incl. 1 live turtle
Richard MountCape of Good Hope
Port Adelaide
-
08 May 1845
schooner
1834-
cargo incl. 12 ton guano
Sans PareilleLeith
Faroe Islands
Port Adelaide
21 Nov 1844
29 Jan 1845
26 May 1845
brigantine
1841-
HawkSingapore
Port Adelaide
-
31 May 1845
schooner
1827-
1 passenger for New Zealand
Jane GearyMauritius
Port Adelaide
-
28 Jun 1845
brig
1840-
CheerfulManila
Port Adelaide
04 Apr 1845
03 Ju1 1845
brigantine
1834-
TaglioniLondon
Port Adelaide
07 Apr 1845
24 Jul 1845
3 mast ship
1840-
passengers
GuianaMauritius
Port Adelaide
-
27 Jul 1845
barque
1831-1847
passengers
WaterwitchBourbon
Port Adelaide
-
06 Aug 1845
schooner
1831-
1 passenger
SpartanLondon
Port Adelaide
18 Apr 1845
12 Aug 1845
3 mast ship
1825-
passengers
HaideeLondon
Cape Verde Is
Port Adelaide
-
07 May 1845
26 Aug 1845
barque
1839-
no passengers
HMS RacehorsePlymouth
Port Adelaide
209 May 1845
9 Aug 1845
18 gun sloop
1830-
Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee PatelBremen
Port Adelaide
24 May 1845
18 Sep 1845
3 mast ship
1842-
262 passengers
HawkSingapore
Port Adelaide
05 Aug 1845
23 Sep 1845
schooner
1827-
1 passenger
PhoebeCape of Good Hope
Port Adelaide
29 Jul 1845
23 Sep 1845
brigantine
1843-
1 passenger
John PiriePort Adelaide29 Sep 1845schooner
1827-1850
whaling voyage
LightningSingapore
Port Adelaide
13 Aug 1845
29 Sep 1845
schooner
1841-
passengers
ElphinstoneBombay
Port Adelaide
19 Aug 1845
14 Oct 1845
18 gun brig-sloop
East India Co.
passengers
incl. Governor Robe and military convicts
AugustusLondon
The Downs
Port Adelaide
-
22 Jun 1845
15 Oct 1845
3 mast ship,  later barque
1834-1858
21 passengers
TelegraphCape of Good Hope
Port Adelaide
09 Sep 1845
21 Oct 1845
brig1 passenger
SymmetryLondon
The Downs
Port Adelaide
25 Jun 1845
26 Jun 1845
07 Nov 1845
3 mast ship
1840-
12 passengers
AmeliaLeith
Gothenburg
Port Adelaide
-
24 Jun 1845
13 Nov 1845
rig
1825-
Royal ArcherLiverpool
Hobart Town
Port Adelaide
27 Jun 1845
30 Nov 1845
21 Nov 1845
barque
1841-
25 passengers
John HeyesLondon
Port Adelaide
10 Aug 1845
24 Nov 1845
3 mast ship
1820-
no passengers
TemplarLondon
Port Adelaide
25 Jul 1845
24 Nov 1845
3 mast ship
1842-
109 passengers
GungaLiverpool
Port Adelaide
27 Jul 1845
29 Nov 1845
barque
1834-
no passengers
WaterwitchMauritius
Port Adelaide
22 Nov 1845
26 Dec 1845
schooner
1831-
Joseph AlbinoLondon
Cape of Good Hope
Port Adelaide
04 Jul 1845
22 Oct 1845
08 Dec 1845
schooner
1839-1849
Condemned 1849
7 passengers
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!