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"Catharina" (Barque) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1839

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The barque Catharina, 350 tons, Captain Peter Schacht, Hamburg 21st September 1838, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 22nd January 1839.

The Catharina / Katharina was a barque of 350 tons, built at Kiel in 1810

The Catharina Group - January 1839 The last of the initial wave of immigrants arrived in January 1839, on the Catharina. This group settled predominantly at Glen Osmond.

Some of the passengers

Hamdorf Friedrich Gottlieb 32 - 654/3 Posen

  • Dorothea Elisabeth (Wilhelm) 32
  • Hermann Robert 1

AND later on the Gellert 1847 with same number but extra children:

Hamdorf (Fried. Gottlieb) 42 - 654/3 Posen, Prussia

  • Dorothea 40
  • Robert 8
  • Adolph 7
  • Emily 5



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