First Settlers

ShipFrame                 Passenger lists of the first four ships to arrive in Port Leschenault later named Australind.                               

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Island Queen 1840 – a “Schooner” – arrived Port Leschenault December  – 22 passengers

Parkfield 1841 – a “Barque” – arrived Port Leschenault March – 91 passengers

Diadem 1842 – a three masted “Barque” of 398 tons- built in 1840 – measuring 105.5×25.6×19.7 feet  Arrived Port Leschenault 10th April 1842 – 166 passengers – departed from London (Gravesend) 18th December 1841

Trusty – a three masted “Rig” weighing 366 tons & measuring 111.3×26.11×19.6 feet with a crew of 23

The Trusty made 4 voyages to Australind & Fremantle

1841 1844 1848 –  1841 19 passengers, voyage arriving Leschenault April. The 3rd & 4th voyages arriving Fremantle/Australind

1842 -187 passengers arriving Leschenault 6th December  after departing London 2nd August 1842

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