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Those Who Perished

We may never become aware of the names of all the lost’                                                (quote from Adelaide Observer Newspaper - 20th August 1859)     

Passengers

  • Arthur, Patrick
  • Bade, Fernando
  • Baker, Benjamin
  • Battrick, John
  • Beith (or Beath), Catherine (31)
  • Beith (or Beath), Catherine (10)
  • Beith (or Beath), Robert (8)
  • Bowie, Mrs Madlane (39)
  • Bowie, Jane (8)
  • Carmichael, John
  • Chambers, Edwin
  • Coxell, Mrs & Child
  • Davidson, James
  • Davies, I.R. Captain
  • Davis, John
  • Fisher George; Adelaide
  • Forrester, (or Forster) George
  • Forrester, (or Forster) Mrs
  • French, Alfred
  • Glynn, Patrick (?)
  • Glynn, Mrs
  • Gold, Mrs
  • Goode, Mrs
  • Grosse, Henry
  • Harris, Charles Wright, Captain
  • Haynes, Edward
  • Hermann, Wilhelm
  • Holbrook, Mr; Adelaide
  • Jackson, Edwin
  • Kerwin, Mrs & Three Children
  • King, Richard
  • Lennan, Mrs
  • Lennan, Patrick
  • Magarey, James; Geelong
  • Mensforth, Thomas
  • Murray, Thomas
  • Murray, Mrs Thomas
  • Murray, Mrs
  • Nugent, Miss; Adelaide
  • O'Brien, John
  • Owen, Mrs
  • Paul, Eliza
  • Ramsay, Mrs
  • Rosewell, William
  • Short, Charlotte & Four Children
  • Shultz, Wilhelm
  • Taylor, William
  • Tregeagle, John
  • Underwood, William; (14)
  • Vaux; Doctor, Ship Norfolk
  • Watkins, George
  • Watkins, Hester
  • Watson, John
  • Watson, Mrs & Two Children
  • Webb, Alan
  • Wetherall, Mrs
  • Whittaker, Mr; Adelaide
  • Williamson, Mr
  • Wood, Mr

Crew

  • Brown (or Bowen), Walter - 2nd Engineer
  • Clendinning Miss - Stewardess
  • Hare, James - Steward
  • Hills, John - Assistant Steward
  • Holm, Soren - A.B.Seaman
  • Johnson, John - Second Mate
  • Meagher, Margaret - Stewardess
  • Munro, Simon -1st Engineer
  • Orr, J - 1st Cook
  • Purdon, Adam - Fireman
  • Welsh, John - A.B. Seaman
  • Unknown - A.B. Seaman
  • Unknown - A.B. Seaman
  • Unknown - Assistant Steward
  • Unknown - Fireman

The four unknown crew and the uncertainty of the spelling of names is indicative of the search that continues to this day to piece together this jigsaw puzzle.  Complete records of the crew and passengers, if they existed, went down with the ship.  Information gleaned from different sources has sometimes been conflicting.  What has been presented here is the most comprehensive information that has been gathered thus far by the Admella Commemoration Advisory Committee.