Ship mails : return to address Mr. Cole 27th October 1853

Corporate Author: Victoria. Post Office Dept. (1851-1869)
Other Authors: McCrae, Alexander, ca. 1799-1871, Thacker, William
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1853
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1853-54, no. C 17
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Item Description: "Laid upon the Council table by the Colonial Secretary by command of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor and ordered by the Council to be printed 8th November 1853"
No. 1. Return of the no. of letters conveyed by direct ship mails to Geelong by vessels bound to Melbourne from the 1st April 1853 to 28th October 1853 and by what ships signed A. McCrae (chief postmaster) and W. Thacker (postmaster) -- No. 2. Return of the no. of letters conveyed by direct ship mails to Melbourne from 1st April 1853 to 28th October 1853 and by what ships signed A. McCrae (chief postmaster), General Post Office, Melbourne, 4th November 1853
Ships mentioned A-K: Absona 6, Acacia 13, Acis 6, Adah 9, Adelaide 3,4,5,6,7,10,11,12, Adelaide Packet 4,5, Admiral 8, Adolphus Yates 3,4, Adonis 5, Africa 9, Agnes Blackie [i.e. Agnes Blaikie] 12, Ajax 9, Alabama 9, Albatross 5,7, Albemarle/Albermarle 8, Albion 6, Albus 11, Alert 3,4, Alex. Jno. Kerr 11, Alfred 3,4, Algerine 10, Alibi 12, Alliance 5, Almeda 12,13, Alster 7, Amaranth 12, Ambassador 5, Ambrosine 9, Amelia 13, Amicus 3,4,5, Amiga 11, Amphitrite 9, Amy 8, Andover 11, Angastoura [probably Angostina] 11, Anglais 12, Ann 6, Ann Hood 11, Ann Mary 5, Anna Dixon 3,4, Anna Henderson 5, Anne 3,9, Anne Cropper 7, Annie 4, Anonyma 13,Antelles [i.e. Antilles?], Antelope 3,4,5,8,9,12, Appleton 7, Arabian 8, Arcadia 12, Argaum 6, Argo 3,8,10,11,13, Argyle 8, Ariel 6, Aries 6, Arion 10, Ariosto 12, Arrogant 7, Asia 8,9, Asia Thor [i.e. Asa Thor] 7, Augusta 4, Augustus Schneider 3,4, Aurora 5, Ausem 11, Australia 9, Australian 10, Ballaarat 8, Baltimore 11, Banker's Daughter 9, Baron of Bramber 12, Barrett, Jun. 8, Bavaria 11, Belle Creole 10, Belle Vue 10, Benjamin Heape 11, Bernard 4,5, Berned [i.e. Barend] Willem 8, Bernhard 3, Bloomer 9, Blue Bell 6,10, Bonarza [i.e. Bonanza] 5, Bonnie Doon 13, Border Maid 10, Bore 8, Bosphorus [330 ton ship?] 10, Bothnia 11, Bride 5,7,11, Brilliant 12, Bristol 8, Britain's Queen [probably Briton’s Queen] 10, Calcutta 7, Calliope 7, Calphurnia 8, Camilla p. 10, Canton 11, Caroline 8,12, Caroline Chisholm 7, Carthagena 9, Catherine Glen 6, Ceoile 12, Ceres 5, Cetar 9, Ceylon 13, Challenger 5, Champion 4,Charles 9, Cha[rle]s Ferdinand 10, Cheshire Witch 13, Chilian 3,4,5, Chowringhee 8, Chusan 3,4,5,7,8,10,11,12,13, Chushuel 5, Chutah 13, Circassian 6, City of Norfolk 11, Clarence 3,6,7,8,9, Clarence Packet 13, Cleopatra 3,4,6,13, Clipper 4,5, Comet 10, Commodore 5,10, Comora 4, Competitor 4, Connor 8, Conservative 5,6, Coquette 9, Cornelius-di-with 8, Countyne 9, Cousin 13, Cowasjee Family 4,5, Creole 7, Cronkbane 10, Crooktam 7, Culloden 10, Cupid 7, Curlew 5, Cynthia 11, Daniel Ross 7, Daniel Webster 11, Daphne 4,12, Dart 13, David Cross 11, Dawnler [possibly Dazzler] 11, Dazzler 3,5, Deane 5, Deborah 10, Delores [i.e. Dolores 225 ton ship?] 10, Dereham 10, Derwent 5, Despatch 10, Deva 13, Dianna [i.e. Diana?] 8, Digby 9, Dockenhuden 4, Don Juan 13, Don Pedro 9, Douglas 5, Dove 6, Dreadnought 3,4,5, Drenny Castle 11, Drover 8, Duke of Norfolk 13, Duke of Northumberland 7, Dundee 12, E. W. 8, Eagle 3,6,7,9,10,13, Earl Grey 7, Earl of Chester 8, Earl of Dalhousie 4, Ebba Brake 8/Ebba Brasle 9 [i.e.Ebba Brahe], Eclipse 3, Eden 7, Edward 10, El Dorado 7,12, Eleanora [possibly Elenora 180 ton ship] 4, Eliza 10,11, Elizabeth 5,8,12, Elizabeth Hughes 6, Elizabeth Wilthew 8, Elno 9, Emigrant 7, Emilie 5, Emma 12,13, Emma Goodwin 8, Emma Prescott 6,7, Endeavour 10, Envoy 8, Erasmus 8, Essex 7, Esther 10, Esther Francis 11, Eucalyptus 6,7, Eugene 10, Euphemia 7/Euphemias 8, Euphrasia 11, Euphrates 10, Eureka 5,13, Exchange 13, Factory 8, Fair Barbadian 11, Falcon 9,12, Fanny 5, Fanny Garum [i.e. Gaun] 8, Fantome [i.e. Phantom?] 10, Ferovull 9, Fettercairn 3,12,13, Firefly 11, Flash 3,4, Flatwing [i.e. Fleetwing?] 8, Fleetwood 6, Flint 9, Flood 7, Florida 11, Flying Cloud 13, Formosa 4,11, Fortescue 7, Fortitude 7, Fortuna 5, Francis Pentridge [i.e. Partridge?] 12, Francis Ridley 8, Francis Walker 5, Franklyn 7, Fred[eric]k. Huth 5, Freebridge 8, Freedom 4,11, Frisk 9, Gabriel 5, Gallant 5, Ganges 8, Gay Head 12, Gazelle 10, Gebweders 8, Gem 5,11, Gem of the Sea 11, General Chas[s]e 5, General Mich[i]els 11, General Wool[f] 11, George Glen 5, Georgiana 9, Gibson Craig. 8, Gil Blas 12, Gipsey 5, Giraffe 13, Glance 11, Glentanna [i.e. Glentanner 610 ton ship?] 7, Gold Seeker 7, Golden Age 3,4,5, Golden Spring 12,13, Goldfinder 10, Gottland 8, Grafton 6, Great Britain [1460 ton steamship?] 3,9, Halcyon 10, Hannah 6, Hannah Hiam 8, Hanover 8, Harbinger 5,7,11,13, Hargreaves [i.e. Hargraves?] 3, Harkaway 10, Harmony 8, Harpenny 10, Harpley 8, Harriet 3,12,13, Harriet Nathan 6, Havilah 8, Haynau 10, Heart of Oak 9, Helen and Mary 11, Helen Lyndsay [i.e Lindsay?:] 8, Hellespont 3,5,7,10,11,13, Hellvellyn 8, Hempsyke 8,11, Henrietta 6, Henry Edward 6, Henry Traybridge [i.e. Trowbridge?] 10, Hentrope 8, Hercules 8, Highland Lassie 4, Hima 12, Homer 11, Hoppitt 8, Huan 5, Hugh Roberts 9, Hungarian 11, Hurricane 6, Ida 7, Idare 6, Ignis Fatuus 11, Imam 10, Indian Queen 9, Indiana 10, Indianola 11, Ino 5, Investigator 8, Invincible 10, Iris 4, Iron Prince 8,9,11, Isabella 8, Isabella Hynes [i.e. Isabellita Hyne] 10, Ivanhoe 6, J. L. Bryant 7, James 6, James Gibson 13, Jane 3,5,10, Jane Nester 6, Jannet 6, Jessore 8, Jeyus 11, Johan[n] Georg 8, John 12, John Banord [i.e. Barnard?] 8, John Barnard 11, John Hullett 4, John Knox 7,9, John M. Mayo 11, John Pink 8, John Scott 4, John Thom[p?]son 12, Julia 8, Julie 11, Juno 10, Jupiter 9, Kadree 6, Kangaroo 8, Kate 7,9, Kent 6,7, Kestrel 10, Killermont 12, Kirkwood 10, Konning [i.e. Koning] Willem II [also given as King William II] 9, Koninginden Nederlander (508 ton ship) given as Queen of the Netherlands 3,4,7,9,10, Kortena[a]r 9, Kynderdyke [i.e. Kinderdijk?] 12,
Ships mentioned L-Z: Lady Bird 7, Lady Flora 8, Lady Harvey 4, Lady Kennedy [possibly Lady Kennaway] 11, Lady McNaughten 7, Lady Sandys 4,5,11, Laurel 4, Lavinia 6, Leichhardt 8, Leland 12, Lessenger [possibly Messenger] 9, Liberty 12, Lima 8, Lioness 4, Lizzie Webber 12, Loch Lomond 6,7, Locheil 8,9, Lochinvar 5, Lochnagar 8, Lodervyk Anthonie [i.e. Ludwijk Anthonie] 12, London 12, Lord Ashley 8, Lord Elphinstone 5, Lord G[eorge] Bentinck 9, Lord Metcalf[e] 12, Lorenzo Sabine 3,4, Louisa 3,4,5,12, Louisa Mary 11, Louis and Miriam 12,13, Louise Calsar [i.e. Caesar] 4, Lowestoft 12, Loyal 6, Lucy L. Hale 11, Luna de Piada [i.e. Plata] 5, Luscilla 8, Lydia 4, Madagascar 8, Maid of Alicant[e] 8, Maid of Julpha 12, Major Eastland 3,4, Malta 5, Manchester 3,9, Marchioness of Londonderry 11, Marco Polo 3,7,9, Margaret 3,10,12,13, Margaret Poynter [i.e. Paynter?] 6, Marg[aret] Thompson/Thomson 7,9, Margarette S. [i.e. Margaretha Simonetha?] 7, Maria 5,12,13, Marian 11, Marie Eliza 10, Marlborough 5, Marmion 10, Marquard Family 5, Martha 3 4 11, Martha and Ellen 8, Martina 11, Mary 8, Mary and Ellen 13, Mary Ann 6, Mary Cannon 5, Mary Clark 3/Mary Clarke 4,5, Mary Goddard 9, Mary Stewart 6, Maypole 8, Mazeppa 4,5, Meg Merrilies 13, Melbourne Packet 13, Merlin 5, [Messenger?] given as Lessenger 9, Metropolis 7, Midas 8, Midlothian 11, Miles Barton 9, Minford 10, Mirted 9, Moatton 8, Mogador 5, Monarch 13, Monteagle 7, Montezuma 5, Monumental 13, Moses Wheeley [i.e. Wheeler?] 11, Moultan [i.e. Mooltan?] 5, Mountaineer 9, Mousam 13, Nancy 8, Nautilus 9,10, Nene Valley 5, New Orleans 3,8,13, Nile 5, Nimrod 8,11, Nonpareil 13, Norma 13, North Atlantic 9, Northumberland 8, Norway 6, Oceanica 10, Ochtertyre 9, Onkaparinga 3,4,5 12, Oregon 11, Oscar 8, Osmanli 3,4,5,8,9,13, Palermo 13, Panope 9, Pasha 8, Passensoarang [i.e. Passaroeang?] 9, Patrick 13, Pauline 8, Penyard Park 10, Peru 5, [Phantom (157/158 ton ship)] given as Fantome 10, Phoenix 3,4,8,12, Picard 13, Pirate 3,7,9,13, Plantagenet 8, Plymouth Rock 11, Port Wallace 7, President. Verkonteir [i.e. Verkouteren] 7, Presto 9, Pride of the Sea 11, Prima Donna 12, Prince Albert 5, Prince Arthur 9, Prince Patrick 10, Prins Hendric[k] 9, Propontis 12, Punch 5, Puon Shun 5, Queen 7,9, Queen of Sheba 3,4,5,12, Queen of the South [1253 ton ship?] 10, [Rajahsthan?] given as Nagasthan 7, Randall [possibly Randolph] 4, Randolph 12, Rattler 4,9, Raven 10, Rebecca 3,5,6,11,13, Rebel 8, Recruit 8, Regia 12, Reliance 10, Renown 7, Resolute 11, Resolution 6,11, Rhoderick [i.e. Roderick?] Dhu 6, Rialto 4, Richard 8,12, Richard Mann 11, Rob Roy 5, Robert Clive 3,4,5, Robert Eyres 10, Rockland 11, Rolla 3,10, Rory O'More [296 ton barque?] 5, Rose Sweetland 11, Rosebud 12, Rowallen Rowallan?] 8, Roxburgh Castle 8, Royal Albert 10, Royal Shepherdess 3,4,5,10, Sacramento 7, Sacsusa 11, Sailor's Friend 5, Salcombe Castle 9, Salem 3, Sandwich 9, Sarah Ann 13, Sarah Hooper 11, Scotia 7,12, Scottish Maid 12, Sea 9, Sea Witch 3,4,5, Seaton 3,5,12, Selma 4,11, Senor di Pastor 11, Sentelli 11, Shamrock 3,7,9,10,11,12,13, Shanghai 3,5,7,8,11,12,13, Singel 7, Sir Henry. Hardinge 8, Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy given as Sir J. Jugablay 11/Sir J. Jugublay 5, Sir Robert Peel 5,6, Sneta 4, Sophia Barbridge [i.e. Burbridge] 6, Speculation 8, Spencer 10, Splendid 11, Standard 11, Star of the East 8,9, Stata 7, Statesman 8, Strat Radet 6, Stratford 8, Stratheden 7, Strathfieldsaye 7,11. Sulsese 8, Supesim 7, Susan 9, Sussex 8, Swan 12,13, Swordfish 6,7, Sybil 3, Sydney 3,5,6,8, Sydney Packet 12,13, Sylph 11, Syren [Siren?] 3, Tamar 5/Tamer 9, Tamerlane 6, Tantivy 9, Tarolinta 11, Tasmania 3,5,6,7,8,9,10,11, Teak 5, Templeton 5,11, Thane of Fife 6, Theornia 11, Thomas and Henry [i.e. 235 ton brig Thomas Henry?] 13, Thomas Harrison 8, Thomas Worthington 5, Timandra 4, Tongataboo 6, Treasure 8, Triumph 4, Two Anthonys 9, Tyne 8, Uncle Tom's Cabin 12, Underwood 6, Unicorn 3,8, Urania 11, Valiant 8, Van Gullen [i.e. Galen?] 7, Vandalia 12, Vanguard 7, Vanquish 12,13, Velox 10, Vernon 9, Vibilia 7, Viceroy 7, Victoria 3,4,7,8,9,13, Victory 6, Village Belle 6, Vixen 8,9,11, Volga 12, [Vostok?] given as Nostock 8, Vulture 3,4, W. and M. Brown 10, Wacousta 6, Wanderer 10,12,13, Waratah 3,6,7,9,10,12,13, Watchful 8, Water Lily 3,10, Water Witch 6,10, Wave 6, Wee Tottie 5, West Wind 3,4,5,10,13, Whampoa 11, W[ild] I[rish] Girl [125 ton brig?] 12,13, Wild Wave 9, Wilhelmburg [985 ton ship] given as Welhelsberg 7, Will o' the Wisp 10, Will Watch 7, William and Mary 5, William Hardman 12, William Hyde 10, William Wool[l]ey 10, Willing 11, Willing Lass 6, Windsor Castle 8, Witness 4, Woodstock 7, [Xarifa (208 ton ship)] given as Zarefa 10, Yarmouth 4,10, Yarra 11, Yarra Yarra 3,6,7,8,9,13
Physical Description: 13p. ; 33cm.