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Series Details

Series Number: MB2/39
Title: REPORTS OF SHIPS' ARRIVALS WITH LISTS OF PASSENGERS
Start Date: 24 Mar 1829
End Date: 31 Dec 1970
Contents Start Date:
Contents End Date:
Date Range of Holdings:
Access: Open
Creating Agency:
TA931 MARINE DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1825 31 Dec 1858
TA71 MARINE BOARD OF HOBART 01 Jan 1858 16 Dec 1996
Description (Content/Function):

Contain the name of vessel, date of arrival, last port and date of sailing, state of health, name of ship's master, owner, gross and net tonnage, port of registration, number of crew, number and names of cabin and steerage passengers, nature of cargo, time when boarded by pilot, bearings and distance of Derwent lighthouse when pilot boarded, wind strength and direction, weather, pilot's name, agent, draught forward and aft and details of any explosives on board. The signature of the Harbour Master was required at the foot of the one page report.

However, any one report may omit some of this information. For example, passengers may only be listed by number on board.

How to Use Series:

Digital images of some of this record series are available to view online by clicking on the item links below to get to the Item Details pages. Please note that blank pages have not been digitised; therefore the image page numbers will not match exactly to the record page numbers.

Copies may be made for private research/study but any other use requires permission from the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office.

Many of the names in these records have been indexed and can be found in the "Tasmanian Names Index" at http://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/names, along with the digitised volumes.

System of Arrangement:

Chronological.

Some volumes are self indexed by name of ship.

Information Sources:

Related Series:
AB562 GUIDE TO GENERAL LETTERBOOKS, LIGHTHOUSE LETTERBOOKS, ARRIVAL BOOKS AND MINUTE BOOKS. 01 Jan 1831 31 Dec 1932
CSO92 PORT OFFICER'S REPORTS OF SHIPS' ARRIVALS AT HOBART. 04 Sep 1834 06 Jun 1847
CSO93 PORT OFFICER'S DUPLICATE REPORTS OF SHIPS' ARRIVALS AT HOBART. 08 Jan 1842 10 Dec 1844
Items in Series:
MB2/39/1/1 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 24 Mar 1829 25 Dec 1833
MB2/39/1/2 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 02 Jan 1834 19 Jun 1836
MB2/39/1/3 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 25 Jun 1836 05 Feb 1838
MB2/39/1/4 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Jan 1838 26 Dec 1839
MB2/39/1/5 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 26 Dec 1839 08 Jul 1841
MB2/39/1/6 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 08 Jul 1841 07 Dec 1842
MB2/39/1/7 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 10 Dec 1842 27 Mar 1844
MB2/39/1/8 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 02 Apr 1844 18 Sep 1846
MB2/39/1/9 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 21 Sep 1846 23 Dec 1847
MB2/39/1/10 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 23 Dec 1847 09 Dec 1848
MB2/39/1/11 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 12 Dec 1848 29 Nov 1849
MB2/39/1/12 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 03 Dec 1849 13 Nov 1850
MB2/39/1/13 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 14 Nov 1850 01 Sep 1851
MB2/39/1/14 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 30 Aug 1851 05 Mar 1852
MB2/39/1/15 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 05 Mar 1852 03 Dec 1852
MB2/39/1/16 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 05 Dec 1852 01 Jul 1853
MB2/39/1/17 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Jul 1853 16 Apr 1854
MB2/39/1/18 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 16 Apr 1854 06 Mar 1855
MB2/39/1/19 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 07 Mar 1855 03 Apr 1856
MB2/39/1/20 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 03 Apr 1856 09 Mar 1857
MB2/39/1/21 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 11 Mar 1857 18 Sep 1857
MB2/39/1/22 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 19 Sep 1857 19 Sep 1858
MB2/39/1/23 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 19 Sep 1858 09 May 1859
MB2/39/1/24 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 11 May 1859 12 Jan 1860
MB2/39/1/25 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 12 Jan 1860 07 Oct 1860
MB2/39/1/26 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 08 Oct 1860 07 Jun 1861
MB2/39/1/27 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 10 Jun 1861 12 Feb 1862
MB2/39/1/28 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 12 Feb 1862 22 Aug 1863
MB2/39/1/29 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 22 Aug 1863 21 Jan 1865
MB2/39/1/30 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 22 Jan 1865 16 Apr 1867
MB2/39/1/31 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 17 Apr 1867 23 Jul 1869
MB2/39/1/32 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 29 Jul 1869 08 Dec 1871
MB2/39/1/33 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 12 Dec 1871 15 May 1874
MB2/39/1/34 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 20 May 1874 28 Jun 1876
MB2/39/1/35 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 28 Jun 1876 10 Jul 1878
MB2/39/1/36 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 12 Jul 1878 21 May 1880
MB2/39/1/37 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 23 May 1880 07 Jun 1882
MB2/39/1/38 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 08 Jun 1882 09 Jul 1884
MB2/39/1/39 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 10 Jul 1884 07 Jun 1886
MB2/39/1/40 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 10 Jun 1886 31 May 1888
MB2/39/1/41 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 31 May 1888 10 Mar 1890
MB2/39/1/42 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 11 Mar 1890 15 Dec 1891
MB2/39/1/43 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 17 Dec 1891 03 Oct 1893
MB2/39/1/44 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 05 Oct 1893 31 Oct 1895
MB2/39/1/45 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Nov 1895 06 Dec 1897
MB2/39/1/46 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 08 Dec 1897 21 Jun 1899
MB2/39/1/47 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 24 Jun 1899 31 May 1900
MB2/39/1/48 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 31 May 1900 01 Feb 1902
MB2/39/1/49 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 17 Feb 1902 06 Feb 1903
MB2/39/1/50 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 06 Feb 1903 18 Dec 1903
MB2/39/1/51 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 21 Dec 1903 13 May 1905
MB2/39/1/52 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 18 May 1905 31 Aug 1906
MB2/39/1/53 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Sep 1906 30 Nov 1907
MB2/39/1/54 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Dec 1907 22 Dec 1908
MB2/39/1/55 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 06 Jan 1909 22 Apr 1910
MB2/39/1/56 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 04 May 1910 16 Sep 1911
MB2/39/1/57 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 08 Sep 1911 28 Jun 1912
MB2/39/1/58 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 02 Jul 1912 08 Sep 1913
MB2/39/1/59 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 11 Sep 1913 31 May 1914
MB2/39/1/60 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 05 Jun 1914 12 Apr 1915
MB2/39/1/61 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 15 Apr 1915 07 Mar 1916
MB2/39/1/62 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 09 Mar 1916 13 Apr 1917
MB2/39/1/63 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 15 Apr 1917 29 Jun 1918
MB2/39/1/64 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 02 Jul 1918 21 Jun 1919
MB2/39/1/65 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 23 Jun 1919 14 Jun 1920
MB2/39/1/66 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 18 Jun 1920 09 Apr 1921
MB2/39/1/67 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 11 Apr 1921 27 Feb 1922
MB2/39/1/68 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Mar 1922 30 Oct 1922
MB2/39/1/69 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 03 Nov 1922 28 Sep 1923
MB2/39/1/70 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 30 Sep 1923 30 Jun 1924
MB2/39/1/71 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 02 Jul 1924 28 Jun 1925
MB2/39/1/72 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 27 Jun 1925 02 May 1926
MB2/39/1/73 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 04 May 1926 07 Mar 1927
MB2/39/1/74 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 08 Mar 1927 11 May 1928
MB2/39/1/75 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 14 May 1928 01 Mar 1929
MB2/39/1/76 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 03 Mar 1929 17 Nov 1929
MB2/39/1/77 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 17 Nov 1929 29 Jul 1930
MB2/39/1/78 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 29 Jul 1930 04 May 1931
MB2/39/1/79 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 04 May 1931 21 Mar 1932
MB2/39/1/80 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 21 Mar 1932 30 Dec 1932
MB2/39/1/81 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 02 Jan 1933 04 Sep 1933
MB2/39/1/82 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 24 Mar 1829 30 Jun 1957
MB2/39/1/83 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 28 May 1934 10 Mar 1935
MB2/39/1/84 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 11 Mar 1935 19 Nov 1935
MB2/39/1/85 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 19 Nov 1935 30 Jun 1936
MB2/39/1/86 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Jul 1936 15 Mar 1937
MB2/39/1/87 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 15 Mar 1937 23 Nov 1937
MB2/39/1/88 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 22 Nov 1937 18 Jul 1938
MB2/39/1/89 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 20 Jul 1938 03 Apr 1939
MB2/39/1/90 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 03 Apr 1939 15 Jan 1940
MB2/39/1/91 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 15 Jan 1940 10 Nov 1940
MB2/39/1/92 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 11 Nov 1940 30 Sep 1941
MB2/39/1/93 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 05 Oct 1941 29 Nov 1942
MB2/39/1/94 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 30 Nov 1942 30 Aug 1943
MB2/39/1/95 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 02 Sep 1943 12 Jul 1944
MB2/39/1/96 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 12 Jul 1944 30 Dec 1945
MB2/39/1/97 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 02 Jan 1946 28 Apr 1947
MB2/39/1/98 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 28 Apr 1947 30 Jun 1948
MB2/39/1/99 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Jul 1948 30 Jun 1950
MB2/39/1/100 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Jul 1952 30 Jun 1953
MB2/39/1/101 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Jul 1953 30 Jun 1954
MB2/39/1/102 Reports of ships arrivals with lists of passengers 01 Jul 1956 30 Jun 1957
MB2/39/2/1 Reports with index 01 Jul 1950 30 Jun 1952
MB2/39/2/2 Reports with index 01 Jul 1954 30 Jun 1955
MB2/39/2/3 Reports with index 01 Jul 1955 30 Jun 1956
MB2/39/2/4 Reports with index 01 Jul 1957 30 Jun 1958
MB2/39/2/5 Reports with index 01 Jul 1958 30 Jun 1959
MB2/39/2/6 Reports with index 01 Jul 1959 30 Jun 1960
MB2/39/2/7 Reports 01 Jul 1960 30 Jun 1961
MB2/39/2/8 Reports with index 01 Jul 1961 30 Jun 1962
MB2/39/2/9 Reports with index 01 Jul 1962 30 Jun 1963
MB2/39/2/10 Reports 01 Jul 1963 30 Jun 1964
MB2/39/2/11 Reports with index 01 Jul 1964 30 Jun 1965
MB2/39/2/12 Reports 01 Jul 1965 30 Jun 1966
MB2/39/2/13 Reports 01 Jul 1966 30 Jun 1967
MB2/39/2/14 Reports 01 Jul 1967 30 Jun 1968
MB2/39/2/15 Reports with index 01 Jul 1968 30 Jun 1969
MB2/39/2/16 Reports 01 Jul 1969 30 Apr 1970
MB2/39/2/17 Reports 01 Mar 1970 31 Dec 1970