[TSL] *new* for TheShipsList website
Susan Swiggum <> on 04/04/2013

                         *new* for TheShipsList website

All the new and updated files and databases have been placed on their 
own page(s) Find them on the front page in between the big arrows
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At the bottom of each of these pages I have placed links named " 
previous month " and " next month " so you are able to navigate back and 
forth between the monthly *new & updated* pages, as I only keep three 
months of *new* page links on the Home page.  New for March 2013 is . . .

   o Ship Arrivals:
     o Ships to Quebec 1831 (still in progress)

Waiting for some new issues.

   o Immigration Reports:
     o Immigration Reports for Adelaide, 1866 arrivals (February 1867 
report added)

I love these reports ... I am finding them on Trove.

   o Passengers:
     o South Australia
       o ship Hougoumont, from Liverpool via Plymouth to Port Adelaide 
16th September 1866
       o ship Prince of Wales, from London via Plymouth to Port Adelaide 
17th October 1866
     o Quebec Steamboats
       o St. Lawrence - 8th trip up, Quebec to Montreal, 10th June 1831
       o Chambly - 10th trip up, Quebec to Montreal, 13th June 1831
       o John Molson - 8th trip up, Quebec to Montreal, 14th June 1831

Two more 1866 vessels with assisted emigrants, for South Australia. Just 
one more to go to complete 1866, the PEERESS, then although technically 
listed for 1867, the CANTERBURY actually arrived Dec 31 1866.

The CHAMBLY steamboat lists for 1831 are still the best, although the 
JOHN MOLSON is pretty good too.  The CHAMBLY compiler doesn't number 
passengers one by one and often lumps 2 or even 3 children together to 
count as "one."  I have made margin notes about this.  All the 
steamboats on the river in 1831 were really overloaded for their size 
and therefore quite dangerous.  By early in the 1832 navigation season, 
restrictions were put in place ...
RESOLUTIONS of the Committee appointed by the Citizens of MONTREAL, to 
provide shelter for the friendless EMIGRANTS, and to take such 
precautions as may be necessary to secure the GENERAL HEALTH of the 
Resolved, To require the cooperation of the Board of Health to enforce 
the limitation in the number of Emigrants, that each Steamboat may be 
allowed to embark at Quebec, for the purpose of conveying to Montreal.
Boats of the first class to embark 300. These are the John Bull, British 
America, Hercules, John Molson, St. George and Voyageur.
Boats of the second class to embark 200. These are the St. Lawrence, 
Chambly, Richelieu, and St. Patrick.
And the third class 100. The Lady of the Lake.
This Regulation to take effect as soon as a notification can be sent to 
QUEBEC. The Masters and Owners to be fined for exceeding this number.

Unfortunately, not one took up my challenge (just below)  :-{

I have uploaded one page from CHAMBLY 8th trip up, 3rd June 1831, to ask 
anyone interested, to take a crack at some of the names ... eg. 118-119 
| 134 (that one is a doozy) | 166   .... and any others which I may have 
mistranscribed.  I would love to get some feedback posted TO the list so 
anyone can weigh in.

The ST. LAWRENCE unfortunately was badly filmed, clear at the top of the 
page and out of focus and blurred at the bottom, but I have been trying 
to pluck out initials and partially names.

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