HEERJEEBHOY RUSTOMJEE PATEL
last modified 27 April 2012



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The Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee Patel:  three masted ship, 460/510 tons, built in Alexandria Virginia in 1842 as the Virginia.  She was sold to Erich F Oelrichs of Bremen and, intended for the eastern trade routes, was renamed the Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee Patel after a well-known Indian merchant.  Proving unsuited to that task she was used for the South Australian run [7].

The Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee Patel made two voyages to South Australia under the command of Eugen Laun

departed Bremen on 21 Apr 1845
arrived Port Adelaide, SA on 18 Sep 1845 with 262 emigrants
departed for Batavia on 9 Oct 1845
 
departed Bremen on 27 Jun 1846
arrived Port Adelaide, SA on 29 Oct 1846 with 250 emigrants
depated for Batavia on 20 Nov 1846

The ship was sold and renamed the Beethoven in 1847

Contents * Brief Description * Passenger List * Newspaper Reports * References * Links * Ship Index


Passenger List

No official passenger list for 1846 voyage of the Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee Patel exists.  The following list of passengers is largely based on information contained in the Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885 [1] augmented by data from various web sites.

Captain
LAUN Eugen

Ship's Surgeon
SCHUMANN
F

Cabin Passengers
BOHLMANN [1,7]
Johann (ca 1813) tinsmith from Baden

Anna Louise nee HARTMANN

.....Anna Louisa (1844)
FAAS [1,7]
Herman Theodor, merchant
MEYER [1,7]
Christian Ludwig, Hanoverian Consul, merchant)
RICHTER [7]
Mr, farmer
SCHOMBERG [7]
Mr, ship-builder
WEICHMEIN [7]
Adolph Daniel Conrad merchant

Charlotte Mariane Juliane nee APPOLD
W1RSH [7]
Heinrich, horticulturist

wife

Steerage Passengers
ALTMAN [1]
Mr

Christina Caroline (ca 1814)

.....child

.....child

.....child
APEL [1,7]
Johann Carl Friedrich, tailor from Scharzfeld, Harz
BALTHAUSEN [7]
Miss Johanna Sophia Ernstine (23) from Harz
BANNIER [1,7]
August Wilhelm, joiner, painter

wife
BARTH [2,7]
Caroline Friedericke nee KAYSER (ca 1793)

.....Johanne Caroline Wihelmine (1815)
[2]
.....Augustine Alwine Henriette (1823)
[2]
.....Ida (1825)
[2]
.....Caroline Augustine Henriette (1828)
BEUSHAUSER [7]
Gottfried Ferdinand

Minnie
BOEHM [1]
Ernst August (1823) miner, gardener from Hanover
BOLDT [1,7]
Heinrich carpenter
BREMER/BROMER [1,7]
Phillip Heinrich miner, farmer

Dorothea
BREMER/BRAMEN [1,7]
Friedrich Wilhelm tailor

Christiane Johanne nee KAEHNICKE
BROCKMANN Miss Dorothea
DEGENHARDT [1,7]
Friedrich miner, farmer from Clausthal, Harz
DEGENHARDT [1,7]
Gustav Julius Wilhelm farmer from Clausthal, Harz (brother of Friedrich)
DEGENHARDT [1,2,7]
Johann August (1818) miner from Clausthal, Harz (brother of Friedrich)
ECKERMANN [7]

EISELE [7]
Mr, miner
FEIST [1,7]
Gottfried (ca 1799) farmer from Bornst

Anna Dorothea nee DRESCHER (ca 1802)

.....Johann Gottfired (1827)

.....Johanna Caroline (ca 1831)

.....Wilhelm (ca 1834)

.....Anna Emilie Pauline (1844)
FIEDLER [1,7]
Heinrich Julius, from Lautenthal, Harz

Johanne Christiane Wilhelmine nee KNORR

.....child

.....child
FISCHER [7]
Mr, miner

wife

.....child
FLOTTMANN [7]
Mr

wife
[1] .....Wilhelm (1833)
[1] .....Meno Henry B  (1837)

.....child

.....child
GEIER Mr
GOILE [1,7]
Heinrich (ca 1818) from Posen

Friedericke nee MUSCH (1815)

.....Friedericke Amalie (ca 1839)

.....Karl Julius (ca 1840)

.....Bernhard Ludewig Gustav (ca 1845)
GOTTE
GREGURKE [1,7]
Johann Gottfried (1803)

Johanna Dorothea Elisabeth (1801)
[2]
.....Eleonore Johanne Friedericke (ca 1831)

.....Pauline Ernstine (ca 1832)

.....Johann Gottlieb (ca 1832)
[2]
.....Auguste (1837)

.....Carl Gottfried August (1840)

.....Henriette Christiane (1841)
GRIMM [7]
Mr

wife and 3 children
HAENEL [1,2,7]
George Heinrich August (1813) miner from Clausthal, Harz

Henriette Julianne nee SOMMER

.....Charles (1845)
HAENEL [1,2,7]
Johann Heinrich Ludwig (1811) miner from Lautenthal, Harz

Rudolphine Henriette Christiane nee KNORR (1811)

.....Augustine Luise Auguste (1838)

.....Johanne Caroline Christiane Henriette (1841)

.....Louise Juliane Friedericke (1843)
HAEUSLER [2]
Johanne Louise nee KNAPPE (1784)
[2]
.....Johanne Wilhelmine (1816)
[2]
.....Johanne Karoline (1826)
HAGE [1,7]
Heinrich Christian (1807)

Johanna Dorothea Magdalene nee MITTENDORF (ca 1814)

.....Johann Christian (1837)

.....Henriette Wilhelmine Caroline (1839)

.....Johanna Henrietta Dorothea (1842)
HARLUNG [1]
Wilhelm, miner from Gillersheim, Hanover
HAUNERT [1,7]
Johann Heinrich Christian, from Lautenthal, Harz

wife

.....Johanne Friedericke Auguste

.....Johanne Caroline Louise

.....Johanne Whme Charlotte

.....child
HAEBIG/HAEBICH [1,7]
Johann Georg (1813) from Würtemberg

Christiane nee SCHILLER

.....Johann Carl Gottlieb (ca 1837)

.....Johann George (1840)

.....Ernestine Wilhelmine (1844)
HOELLING [1,2]
Carl Ludwig Friedrich (1821) miner from Clausthal, Hanover,
HINTZ/HINZE [1,7]
Johann Martin Ludwig (1797) from Lalendorf

Catharina Margretha Christiana RADELOF nee BOLDT
[2]
.....Friedrich Christian Martin (1834) from Glashagen, Mecklenburg

.....Joachim Heinrich Martin (ca 1842)
HEINJUS [1,7]
Heinrich Julius (1812) from Gadebusch, Herzogtum, Mecklenburg

Wilhelmina Elizabeth nee KIEL (1818)

.....Henry Georg Joseph (1840),
HERTSCHEL
HEUSLER 
brother of below
HEUSLER brother of above
JUNGE [1,7]
Carl Friedrich Wilhelm, from Berlin

Friedericke?
KICHNEL [7]

KIEDEL [7]
Mr miner
KLOPP [7]
Johann Friedrich
KUCH [1]
Mr miner
L*DHOLZ Mr miner
LAMPE [1,7]
Hermann

Johanna (ca 1820)
LENE [7]
Miss
LOMMER Mr

wife and 2 children
MUELLER (MALLER) Andreas
MUELLER (MALLER) [2,7]
Miss Louise Dorothea Charlotte (1822)
MARUSCHKE [7]
Mr
MARKS [1,7]
Christian Carl (1810) from Bomst

Wilhelmine Ernstine nee ROHRLACH  (1817)

.....Pauline Emilie (1843)

.....Carl August (1845)
MARX [1,7]
Friedrich, miner
MAI [1,7]
Heinrich Julius Wilhelm Carl (1803)

Johanne Christiane Wilhelmina nee SPENGLER (1805)

.....Heinrich Julius Wilhelm Carl (1827)

.....Henrietta Louise Wilhelmine (1829)

.....Johanne Augustine Wilhelmine (1836)
MORITZ Mr
MORITZ [7]
Miss Christine
NAGEL [1,7,11]
Johann Heinrich August Wilhelm (1814)

Johanna Caroline Rudolphine nee UNTENBERG formerly BOHN (1796)

Johanne Caroline Wilhelmine BOHN (1826)

Christiane Caroline Juliane BOHN (1831)

Johann Heinrich Christian BOHN (1833)

Wilhelm Friedrich Christian (1837)
NAIDA/NEIDA [1]
Joseph (1818) from Gross Dammer, Posen

Severinaa nee RUCIACK (1823)

.....Franciska (1844)
NEIMEYER [1,7]
Louis
NIEMANN [1,7,8]
Johann Heinrich (1799) 

Tabita Margaretha (ca 1805) nee OSTERMANN

.....Christian (1835)

.....Johann August (1836)

.....Johann Diedrich Conrad (1838)

.....Lucy (1840)

.....Johann Heinrich (1842)
PARTIER [1,7]
August miner and wife and child
PELZER Mr
PHILIP Mr (miner)
POLACK [1,7]
Heinrich Adolf, miner

Charlotte Henriette BLANKENBURG nee GRABSDORFF

.....Maria Auguste Agnes Therese

.....Auguste Henriette Amalie (ca 1842)

.....child
POLACK 
Heinrich Adolph, miner
POLACK Edward, miner
PORTHER [1]
August (1820) labourer
REHBEIN Mr (miner)
ROHRLACH [1,7]
Johann Wilhelm (1793)

Anna Dorothea nee GALPACH (1797)

.....Paul Martin Hermann (1829)

.....Ernst Christoph (1831)

.....Otto Gustav (1834)
ROGENER [1,7]
Ferdinand

wife

.....child
ROSE [1,2,7]
Gottlieb Dietrich Heinrich Hermann (ca 1815)

wife

.....child
RUCIAK [1,7]
Thomas (1799) miner from Gross Dammer, Posen

Anna nee MICHALEK (1799) and 3 children -

.....Anna Maria (1824)

.....Ludwig (1828)

.....Franziska (1831)

.....Hannah Catherina (1832)

.....Elisabeth (1835)
SCENERT Mr
SCHIERS [7]
 Miss
SCHLINKLER Carl Frtedrich Adolph  (ca 1823) miner
SCHMIDT [7, 10]
Georg Ernst August (1816)

Caroline Wilhelmine LEINIG (1816)

.....Juliane Caroline Georgine (1843)

.....Friedrich Gustav Eduard (1844)
SCHEFFELL [1,7]
Heinrich Christian Leopold (ca 1800) miiner

wife
SCHELL/SCHÖLL [1,7]
Johann Georg Andreas (1804) miner from Clausthal, Hanover

Caroline Augte nee OELER (1810)

.....August (1838)

.....Fried (1839)

.....Gustav Adolph (1841)

.....Ernst August (1844)
SCHOMBURG [1]
Joachim Nicolaus (ca 1812) from Hamburg, Germany
SCHULZ
SCHUNKE [1]
Carl Friedrich Julius (1825)
SCHUNKE [1] Ernst Christian Julius (1829)
SCHUNKE [1] Georg Heinrich Wilhelm (1834)
SPANGLER [1,7]
Frederic Johann Heinrich Carl (ca 1800)

Johanna nee BITTNER (ca 1808)

.....Edward (1834)

.....Wilhelm (1837)

.....Caroline (1839)

.....Wilhelmina Augusta Henrietta (ca 1841)

.....August (1844)
STRAUSS [7,8]
Andreas Friedrich (1788)

Auguste Constantine Pauline nee PRAMSCHNEIDER

.....Karl Wilhelm (1825)

.....Johanna Rosalie (1826)

.....Friedrich Rudolph (ca 1827)

.....Johann Adolph (1829)

.....Emma Mathilde (1832)
TRENSE [7]
Mr

wife
TRONIER [7]
Mr

wife

.....child
UNGAR Mr (miner)
WENZEL [1,7]
Johann Carl Wilhelm

wife

.....Caroline Friedrike Henrietta

.....Wilhelmine

.....August Carl Heinrich
W1TTE [1,7]
Mr Arend

Chalarima
WOLTMANN [1,7]
Carl Heinrfich Julius (1826) miner

Contents * Brief Description * Passenger List * Newspaper Reports * References * Links * Ship Index

Newspaper Reports

South Australian Register
Adeliade,  Wedenesday, October 28 1846

The Ship Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee Patel, 510 tons, Laun, Master, from Bremen. Passengers: Mr. Meyer (Merchant), Mr. Weichmein (Merchant) and wife, Mr. Wirsh (Horticulturist), Shwomberg (Ship-Builder), Mr. Richter (Farmer), Mr. Bohlmann (Machinist), wife and child, Mr Faas (Merchant), and Dr. Schumann (Surgeon), in the cabin.


References

[1] Statten, J (ed.) Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885 South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society: Adelaide, 1986.
[2] Thomas, Jan (ed.) South Australians 1836-1885South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society Inc: Adelaide, 1990 (vol 1: Barth p 10, 37, 202, 614; Degenhardt p 202; Haenel p 329; Haeusler p 330, 360, 456; Hintz p 370; Hoelling p 374; Mueller p 374; vol 2: Marks p 533; Gregurke p 534, 677; Radloff p 677; Rose p 712; Kohlbrandt p 712;).
[3] Sexton, R.T. Shipping Arrivals and Departures South Australia 1627-1950 Gould Books: Ridgehaven, SA, 1990.
[4] Iwan, W. Because of Their Beliefs (translated and edited by Schubert, D.) H. Schubert: Highgate, SA, 1995 (1845 voyage:  pp 44, 49, 53-57).
[5] Brauer, A. Under The Southern Cross Lutheran Publishing House: Adelaide, 1956 (facsimile edition 1985).
[6] Parsons, Ronald Migrant Ships for South Australia 1836-1850 Gould Books, Gumeracha, 1983 (p 96).
[7] TheShipsList web site Patel, Bremen to Adelaide, 1846.
[8] Trent Niemann's Families web site.
[9] Descendants of Andreas Friedrich Strauss web site.
[10] Burra - Family History Research web site.
[11] Kalisch Shirley The Nagel Family of the Harz an Australia 1716-1993 Lutheran Publishing House: Adelaide, 1993 (pp 16-18).


Links

Passengers
Schmidt (Burra - Family History Research)
Niemann (Trent Niemann's Families)
Strauss (Descendants of Andreas Friedrich Strauss)
 
Di Cummings - Bound for South Australia
    1845 voyage
    1846 voyage

The ShipsList
     Patel, Bremen to Adelaide, 1845
     Patel, Bremen to Adelaide, 1846

Family History South Australia (select passenger lists and search for ship name ="Patel", arrival date = "1846")

Contents * Brief Description * Passenger List * Newspaper Reports * References * Links * Ship Index