Genealogy Projects tagged with HMS on the Geni Family Tree

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  • HMS Orpheus: 1826 to Australia

    HMS Orpheus The object of this project is to identify the 213 passengers aboard The Orpheus on 12 Sept. 1826 and link their trees to this project. Main Resource Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild protected under international copyright law HMS Orpheus was a Jason-class Royal Navy corvette that served as the flagship of the Australian squadron. Orpheus sank off the west coast of Auckland, ...

  • "The Buffalo" (HMS) - Colonists to South Australia in 1836

    HMS Buffalo 1836 A three mast ship was built in 1813 in Calcutta and named Hindostan . In that same year the Royal Navy purchased this ship as a store ship and timber carrier and renamed it The Buffalo . Departed: Spithead, England on July 11th, St Helens on August 3rd, Rio de Janeiro on October 12th, 1836. Arrived: Pt Lincoln on December 24th 1836 and Holdfast Bay (now Glenelg) on Dece...