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Re: [TSL] "Electric" Hamburg to Melbourne 1856
Eliz Hanebury via <theshipslist@rootsweb.com> on 01/18/2015

Well, Hamburg seems to think Electric is the right name


Heinrich Weinberg
DEPARTURE DATE:30 Aug 1856
BIRTH DATE:abt 1822
AGE:34
GENDER:männlich (Male)
OCCUPATION:Schneider

SHIP NAME:Electric
CAPTAIN:Wienholtz, J. C.
SHIPPING LINE:Rob. M. Sloman
SHIPPING CLERK:Knorr & Holtermann
ACCOMMODATION:ohne Angabe
SHIP FLAG:Deutschland
PORT OF DEPARTURE:Hamburg
PORT OF ARRIVAL:Melbourne

VOLUME:373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 010
HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:
NAMEAGE
Heinrich Weinberg34


Source Citation

Staatsarchiv Hamburg; Hamburg, Deutschland; Hamburger Passagierlisten;
Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 010; Page: 652; Microfilm No.: K_1705
Eliz
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On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 10:43 PM, Brett Weinberg via
<theshipslist@rootsweb.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> My GG Grandfather, Heinrich Weinberg, came out to Melbourne, Australia on “Electric” from Hamburg, arriving 26 Dec. 1856.
>
> From what I can find out, the ship was purchased from Brower of New York in July 1856 by Robert Sloman and continued to primarily on the North Atlantic route.
>
> Was there another “Electric”, other than the Sloman ship, as the voyage to Melbourne, seemed "out of character” ?
>
> Also, any idea of the cost of a fare in 1856 from Hamburg to Melbourne ? My GG Grandfather doesn’t seem to be an assisted passenger, and I was wondering how much he would need to pay the fare.
>
> Was the route in those days to Australia via Rio ?
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Brett Weinberg
> Buninyong, Victoria, Australia
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