1864-1893 Voyages

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England to South Australia

Between 1864 and 1887, the clipper City of Adelaide made 23 voyages to South Australia bringing many hundreds of immigrant families to settle in South Australia. These are the dates and duration of each voyage. Where we have passenger lists, newspaper reports or shipping intelligence reports, the links in the menus to the left will take you to details on that voyage.

Sailed from EnglandArrived in South AustraliaDuration
6 August 1864 7 November 1864 93 days
26 July 1865 12 October 1865 78 days
27 July 1866 11 October 1866 76 days
25 July 1867 12 October 1867 79 days
29 June 1868 23 September 1868 86 days
13 May 1869 31 July 1869 79 days
24 May 1870 18 August 1870 86 days
2 June 1871 20 August 1871 79 days
25 June 1872 28 September 1872 95 days
11 April 1873 3 July 1873 83 days
29 May 1874 24 August 1874 86 days
28 June 1875 26 September 1875 90 days
26 May 1876 18 August 1876 84 days
19 April 1877 25 July 1877 97 days
21 April 1878 22 July 1878 92 days
15 May 1879 16 August 1879 93 days
1 April 1880 27 June 1880 87 days
5 May 1881 26 July 1881 82 days
9 May 1882 6 August 1882 89 days
20 April 1883 27 July 1883 98 days
28 April 1884 10 August 1884 104 days
16 March 1885 20 June 1885 96 days
16 March 1886 18 June 1886 94 days



South Australia to England

These are the voyages made by the City of Adelaide from Adelaide to London. After delivering her passengers and their goods and chattels to Port Adelaide, the 'City' would load with goods and passengers for the return voyage to England. Often, the cargo loaded would be wool - loaded at Port Adelaide or grain loaded at other ports further up St. Vincent's Gulf.

Where we have passenger lists, newspaper reports or shipping intelligence reports, the links below will take you to details on that voyage.

 

Sailed from South AustraliaArrived in LondonDuration
20 January 1865 3 May 1865 105 days
5 January 1866 13 April 1866 100 days
27 December 1866 10 April 1867 106 days
17 December 1867 7 April 1868 113 days
9 November 1868 26 February 1869 109 days
3 November 1869 16 March 1870 133 days
18 November 1870 3 March 1871 105 days
30 October 1871 25 January 1872 87 days
14 November 1872 24 February 1873 102 days
3 November 1873 15 February 1874 104 days
16 November 1874 21 March 1875 135 days
11 November 1875 24 February 1876 105 days
31 October 1876 9 February 1877 101 days
31 October 1877 7 March 1878 127 days
25 October 1878 8 February 1879 106 days
30 October 1879 5 February 1880 98 days
31 October 1880 7 February 1881 99 days
29 October 1881 16 February 1882 110 days
30 October 1882 14 February 1883 107 days
21 October 1883 31 January 1884 101 days
4 October 1884 27 January 1885 115 days
10 October 1885 18 January 1886 101 days
26 November 1886 23 February 1887 90 days



Later Voyages

After leaving the South Australian trade, the City of Adelaide made a number of other voyages for different companies and owners. These are those voyages.

For information on the masters of the City of Adelaide during these voyages, see the Later Masters page.

14 June 1887 London to South Shields
9 July 1887 South Shields to Dobay
11 November 1887 South Shields to Dobay
4 June 1888 Dover to Chatham, New Brunswick
Chatham [3 July 1888]
14 July 1888 Chatham to Belfast
18 September 1888 Belfast to Dalhousie, New Brunswick
Dalhousie to Liverpool [27 October 1888]
9 November 1888 Liverpool to Tybee
Tybee to Halifax, Nova Scotia
16 February 1889 Halifax, Nova Scotia to Bristol
11 April 1889 Bristol to Miramichi [17 May 1889]
Miramichi to Belfast [24 June 1889]
29 June 1889 Belfast to Miramichi
Miramichi to Newcastle, New Brunswick
6 August 1889 Newcastle, New Brunswick to Belfast
31 August 1889 Belfast to Miramichi
Miramichi to Dublin [20 November 1889]
Dublin to Algoa Bay
Algoa Bay to Barry [23 December 1889]
Barry to Port Elizabeth
28 March 1890 Port Elizabeth to Guam
Guam to Newcastle, New Brunswick
14 June 1890 Newcastle, New Brunswick to Belfast
14 July 1890 Belfast to Newcastle, New Brunswick
28 August 1890 Newcastle, New Brunswick to Belfast
9 April 1891 Belfast to Miramichi [38 May 1891]
28 May 1891 Miramichi to Belfast [24 June 1891]
3 July 1891 Belfast to Miramichi
10 August 1891 Miramichi to Belfast
3 November 1891 Belfast to Liverpool
Miramichi to Liverpool [26 November 1891]
Liverpool to --
4 January 1892 Garston to Belfast
9 April 1892 Belfast to Miramichi [9 May 1892]
25 May 1892 Miramichi to Belfast
29 June 1892 Belfast to Miramichi
5 August 1892 Miramichi to Belfast
8 September 1892 Belfast to Miramichi
18 October 1892 Miramichi to Belfast
31 January 1893 Belfast to Ayr
10 April 1893 Ayr to Miramichi [8 May 1893]
23 May 1893 Miramichi to Belfast
19 June 1893 Belfast to Miramichi
21 July 1893 Miramichi to Bowling
9 September 1893 Glasgow to Southampton

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