Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

Nimroud
Ship: 1022 tons
Captain: Alexander Oughton
Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed London August 12th 1864 - arrived Auckland December 18th 1864

Many of our early settlers came to Auckland by the ship Nimroud, a vessel of just over 1000 tons, chartered by Willis, Gann and Co., which made three voyages out from London in the 'sixties. In the following year (1864) the Nimroud was again in the Waitemata, this time in the command of Captain Oughton. The ship left the Downs on August 12, 1864, and arrived in Auckland Harbour on December 17, having been 126 days on the passage. When running down her easting she encountered terrific gales. On October 30 and 31 she was hove-to under close- reefed topsails, and during this time she was struck by a heavy sea that filled the decks and shifted the cargo. On the 29th of the same month many large icebergs were passed. On November 1 a tremendous sea swept over the ship, flooding the decks and doing much damage on deck. The Nimroud was in Auckland for two months, and then "cleared for Guam."
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

Arrival of the Nimroud

Name Age County Occupation
Passengers
Anderson Emily
Barrett Joseph
Byrn Catherine
Cameron David
Elizabeth
Cherrington Stephen
Rebecca
Isaac
Harriet
Clements Jane
Coles Louisa
Collins Bridget
Colman Ralph
Connally Honor
Constable Mercy
Cooke Eliza
Corner Mary
Davis Eliza
Doleman James
Elizabeth
Rebecca
Mary Ann
Sarah Ann
Samuel
Martha
Elizabeth
Fletcher Able
Martha
Abraham
Charlotte
Harriett
Griffin Frederick
Elizabeth
Grogan Ellen
Guthrie Ellen
Hardy Jane
Harkin William
Hawkes Sarah
Hemmings Joseph
Mary
Richard
Humphrey John E
Jones Thomas
Emily
William
Henry
Emily
Kearney Mary
Kinnaird James
Charlotte
Larkins Jane
Letchfield Mrs E
Emma
Jane
Loffan Ellen
Mary
McCallum Catherine
McClerry James
Ruth
Newell Hugh
Oldroud Edwin
George
Pee John
Emma
John
Mary
Jane
James
Phelan James P
Julia
Mary
Catherine
Thomas
Julia
Probert David
Mary Ann
Joseph
David
Reece George
Martha
Emma
Edwin
William
Ripley William
Ann
Mary H
Rowland Ann E
Saunders Sarah
Seaman Fanny
Seaman William
Sutton William
Jane
William
Joseph
Tilsesley Henry
Lucy
Sarah E
Henry
Waite Edward
Mary
Jane
Edward
Charles
Walker Philip
Walsh Mary
Williams Benjamin
Williams Jane
Thomas
James

                                               

Copyright Denise & Peter 2004 - 2009

Reference:
The Daily Southern Cross December 19th 1864