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GOVENOR and his OFFICIALS -arrive in South Australia -1836

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Buffalo passengers and crew to South Australia 1836

Although not the first vessel carrying settlers to found the new Province of South Australia in 1836, the Buffalo holds significance in that it carried the Governor and his officials and until their arrival, the new colony could not be proclaimed.

History of the Buffalo
Builder: Bonner & Horsburgh at Calcuttaposter
Launched: 4 Jan 1813
Name: Hindostan 1813
Description: teak vessel of 589 tons bm, 98.8'x 15.8'
Voyage: Feb to Aug 1813 - Calcutta to ENG
Owner: 7 Oct 1913 - sold to UK Navy (minute 22 Oct 1813)
Name: renamed HMS Buffalo 1813
Event: fitted for transport of mast timbers
Location: 1814 to 1815 - army depot at Bermuda, master - Richard Anderson
Master: Feb 1816 to W Hudson
Location: 1822 to 1831 - at Deptford
Use: 1832 - quarantine service at Stangate
Voyage: 12 May 1833 to 5 Oct 1833 - ENG to Sydney with 187 female convicts
Voyage: 10 Nov 1833 - depart Sydney for NZ for cargo of spars
Voyage: NZ, Cape Horn, ENG with cargo of spars
Event: Jan 1835 - paid off
Event: Jan 1835 - recommissioned
Association: 9 Apr 1835 - convict fitting plans returned to Somerset House
Event: July 1836 - fitted for emigrants
Voyage: 1836 - ENG to SA, master John Hindmarsh
Voyage: 25 Mar 1837 to 6 Apr 1837 - Australia to NZ for kauri spars
Voyage: 13 May 1837 - depart Sydney for Plymouth with timber
Event: 9 Apr 1838 - helped refloat brig Emma near TAS
Voyage: 2 Oct 1839 to 12 Feb 1840 - Quebec CAN to Hobart Town with 143 male Canadian convicts. 82 landed Hobart, rest sent on to Sydney
Location: 19 Feb 1839 - arrived Sydney
Voyage: 5 Apr 1839 - depart Sydney for NZ
Event: loaded kauri spars
End: 28 Jul 1840 - wrecked Mercury Bay NZ

Surnames: HUDSON
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