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A1 Ship; 546t.; 1813
- Description: Ship, class A1. Crew of 45 men.
Sheathed in copper over wooden planks.
- Tonnage: 546 tons.
- Built: Calcutta, 1813.
- Materials: Teak.
- Dimensions: 18' draught. Iron knees.
- Home Port:
- Intention: London - Calcutta (?1822); London
- NSW (?1822).
- Owner(s): Capt.??
- Master(s): Browne; Charles Arkcole (1822);
Abbott; Browne (1824).
- Surgeon Supt(s): 1822: John Rodmell.
- Fate: Last listing [LR] 1824.
Departing Portsmouth on 5 September 1821,
the Mary II arrived in Sydney on 23 January 1822 after
a voyage of 140 days. Her master was Charles Arkcole and surgeon
John Rodmell, she brought with 176 male prisoners and a detachment
from the 67th Regiment. Amongst the prisoners was James Rae or
Rowe. The Mary II sailed on for Calcutta on 23 February
The Mary II may have made another five
or more further trips to Australia as a convict transport.
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