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"Pauline" (Barque) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1846

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The barque Pauline, 500 tons, Captain Lüder Stelljes, from Bremen, Germany 30th May 1846, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 27th September 1846

South Australian Register Wednesday 30th September 1846

On Sunday last, the Colonists were taken by surprise at an arrival generally unexpected, that of the Ship [sic] Pauline, 500 tons, Stelljes, Master, from Bremen, to the consignment of H.C. Stakemann Esq., the Bremen Consul. In the cabin were six passengers and in the steerage two hundred and five men, women and children. It will be seen from the particulars given elsewhere that many of the men are mechanics and handicraftsmen, and not miners as first reported. Mr Dixon's able report of the Burra Mine has been translated into the German language and extensively circulated on the Continent, and the effect had been to induce considerable numbers of miners and others of the labouring population to determine on emigration to this Colony. The Ship Patel full of emigrants, was to sail from Bremen three days after the Pauline ; and a number of persons had already passages on the Ship George Washington, destined to follow close upon the others. Indeed the excitement in favour of South Australia is said the be strong in Germany as in England; and Captain Stelljers [sic] predicts that during the coming season the tide of emigration to the United States will be turned to this Colony. Elsewhere in the same dated paper, Sunday, September 27th the Ship Pauline, 500 tons Stelljers, master, from Bremen. Passengers.— Messr's Wedemever, Groose, Henkel, Frölich, and Mrs Henkel and child, in the cabin; Muller (Baker)....... in the steerage ..


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