Shipping and migration

Bound for South Australia – Passenger Lists 1836-1851

Bound for South Australia by Diane Cummings. The passenger lists 1836-1851 are arranged by arrival year and alphabetically by ship name within each year. The passenger lists are presented as scanned images from the original source or are transcribed. There…

IrishGenealogy.ie

IrishGenealogy.ie is a free family history website by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The online data includes:• Church records – access 3+ million pre 1900 Church of Ireland records for Dublin City, Kerry and Carlow; Roman Catholic…

Encyclopedia of Australian Shipwrecks

This site by Peter Stone is based on material collected by Jack Loney, lists 8,000+ entries. There is an entry for each vessel shipwrecked with relevant physical details and details of her loss. This is followed by a code to…

Ships’ Graveyards of South Australia

This site provides comprehensive information about deliberately abandoned vessels in South Australian waters. It includes location map and descriptions of 19 identified sites; facts sheets, with histories and photographs, for all known graveyard vessels. It also provides access information if…

Western Australian Maritime Museum – Online Collections

The Online Collections include:• Shipwrecks – This database contains information and details on Western Australian shipwrecks recorded by the Western Australian Museum• Shipwreck artefacts – This database is a searchable index for artefacts that have been recorded by the Maritime…

Art School Online

This interesting site, by Roger Elliott, has online lessons in drawing sailing ships. There is detailed explanations on the type of ships and rigs etc.

Register of Ships

This site by G Provost and P Joicey has transcriptions from Lloyd’s Register of British and Foreign Shipping (1764-2003). Ships are listed alphabetically with registration details such as rigging, tonnage, dimensions, propulsion, owners and master available.