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A number of sailing vessels were named Alexander:
- Alexander (1783), a 452 ton merchant barque built at Hull in 1783, that transported convicts to Botany Bay in 1788, as part of the First Fleet. She also apparently made two voyages for the East India Company, and is last listed in Lloyd's Register in 1808.
- Alexander (1801), a 278 ton merchant ship built at Quebec in 1801, that transported convicts to Port Jackson in 1806.
- Alexander (1811), a 227 ton merchant ship built in the United States in 1811, captured as a prize during the War of 1812, that transported convicts to Port Jackson in 1816.
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