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Captain Cook (1826 ship)

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Name  Captain Cook
Launched  1826
Builder  Whitby
Propulsion  Sail
Tons burthen  410,000 kg

Captain Cook was a 452-ton merchant ship built at Whitby, England in 1826. She made three voyages transporting convicts from Ireland and England to Australia.

Career

On her first convict voyage, under the command of William Steward and surgeon Eben Johnson, she departed Dublin, Ireland on the 5 November 1831, with 200 male convicts. She arrived in Sydney arriving on 2 April 1832. There were two convict deaths en route. Captain Cook left Port Jackson on 15 May 1832 bound for Launceston.

The second convict voyage, under the command of William Thompson and surgeon John Morgan, she departed Portsmouth, England on 5 May 1833 with 230 male convicts. She arrived in Sydney on 26 August 1833 and had four convict deaths en route. On the third convict voyage, under the command of George Brown and surgeon Arthur Savage, she departed Cork, Ireland on 5 July 1836 with 229 male convicts. She arrived in Sydney on 13 November 1836 and had one convict death en route.

References

Captain Cook (1826 ship) Wikipedia


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