Ocean (1808 ship)
|Owner:||Atty & Co.|
|Builder:||Barrick, Whitby, England|
|Tons burthen:||435, 437, 43536⁄94, or 439|
|Length:||116 ft (35.4 m)|
|Beam:||29 ft 9 in (9.1 m)|
First convict transport voyage (1817-1818)
Under the command of Samuel Remmington she sailed from Spithead, England, on 21 August 1817, and arrived at Port Jackson on 10 January 1818. She transported 180 male convicts, none of whom died on the voyage.
Second convict transport voyage (1823-1824)
Under the command of William Harrison, Ocean sailed from Portsmouth on 24 April 1823, and arrived at Port Jackson on 27 August 1823. She transported 173 male convicts, six of whom died on the voyage.
Ocean left Port Jackson in February 1824 bound for London. While en route she encountered a large gale and she lost her live stock overboard. She also rescued the 36-man crew of the whaler Arab, before Arab sank. Ocean went to Saint Helena to undertake repairs and buy provisions. She arrived in London in 1825.
Citations and references
- Lloyd's Register (1829), Seq. №O23.
- Bateson (1959), pp. 290-1.
- Weatherill (1908), p.118.
- Hackman (2001), p.302.
- Lloyd's Register (1825); Ships trading to NSW & Van Dieman's Land in 1823.
- Bateson (1959), p.327.
- "Ship News". The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Saturday 21 February 1818, p.3. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- Bateson (1959), pp.294-5.
- Bateson (1959), p.329.
- "News". Hobart Town Gazette and Van Diemen’s Land Advertiser, Friday 31 December 1824, p.3. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- Bateson, Charles (1959). The Convict Ships. Brown, Son & Ferguson. OCLC 3778075.
- Hackman, Rowan (2001) Ships of the East India Company. (Gravesend, Kent: World Ship Society). ISBN 0-905617-96-7
- Weatherill, Richard (1908) The ancient port of Whitby and its shipping. (Whitby: Hokne and Son)
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