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Cork, Ireland Ship Departures for Newfoundland
1765 to 1768

Found in a search of the Corke Journal’ and ‘Cork Evening Post’ of 1765-68, the following are the advertisements
for passage and freight to Newfoundland and Nova Scotia from Cork Harbour. The ships left from Cove (modern Cobh,
formerly Queenstown ) and Passage West in the lower harbour. The advertisements did not appear in the ‘Corke Journal’
or ‘Cork Evening Post’ of 1763 and 1764.

The ST. PATRICK Brig, Daniel Donovan master, a prime sailor burthen about 70 tons,
will sail about the 10th of April for said Place. Whoever wants Passage may apply
to said master, or George Waters, living on the Coal-quay[Cork City]

– N.B. the Vessel, now at the Custom house quay [now Emmet Place], Corke,
goes down to passage the next Springs (CJ April 1765)
For Harbour Grace, - in Newfoundland

The HANNAH AND LYDIA Schooner, John Collins, Master, burthen 70 Tons,
a new stout vessel and remarkable fast Sailor, is now fitting out, and will be
ready to sail the 15th of April at farthest. All Persons who want passage, may
rely on the best accommodations of every kind, and the kindest treatment from
the Captain. Application to be made to Capt. Collins, at his House in Cove,
or to Mr. Timothy Hurly, on the Coal-quay[Cork].

– N.B. as this vessel is designed entirely for the Newfoundland Trade, all persons who
live convenient to the Port of Corke, may depend on an early Passage every Season.
(CJ April 1765) 1766 For Trinity in Newfoundland.

The Ship, AMY, Oliver Frampton, Master, a compleat Vessel for Passengers,
now lying at Passage, will sail the latter end of this Month at farthest.
All Persons that chuse to take their Passage in said Vessel, are
desired to apply to William Rickotts, near the Custom-house[Cork],
or to Capt. Oliver Frampton, on board. CJ March 1766)
For the most flourishing parts in Newfoundland

The ship HYBERNIA, Roger Nealen, Master, burthen two hundred tuns, will
be ready to sail from Cork the latter end of this month. All such as chuse
to take their Passage in said Ship are desired to give their names to
William Rickotts, near the Custom-house [Cork], as well as all
fishermen who are engaged to serve Mr. Jeremiah Coughlan,
the ensuing season. (CJ March 1766)
For Carboneer in Newfoundland

The Ship Francis and Elizabeth of Cork, (150 Tons) William O’Brien Master,
will part the beginning of April, a new Ship and well accommodated,
for Freight or Passage apply to Francis Goold or said Capt.
At his house near the old Drawbridge, Cork.
Passengers may depend on good usage.
(CJ March 1766) 1767
For Trinity in Newfoundland

The Brigantine AMY, Edward Duheaume, Master, will be ready to sail in five or six days,
and will take forty or fifty passengers. For further particulars apply to William Rickotts
near the Custom-house [Cork], or to the said Captain on board the Vessel, at Passage.
(CEP Apr 1767) To be sold, the one forth of a large Snow three years old, American built,
burthen about 156 tons, formerly the property of Capt. Patrick Dee, deceased,
now lying in the harbour of Youghal (ready to sail for Newfoundland with Passengers)
together with the ¼ of Boats and Shallops and every other material that belong to her
in Trinity, Newfoundland: any person inclined to purchase the of said Vessel
and materials, can get a more particular account by applying
to Thomas Shea of Youghal, Cooper.

– N.B. Time will be given if required for the money (CEP Apr 1767)
For Fogo in Newfoundland

The Brigantine AMY, Edward Duheaume, Master, will be ready to sail in five or six days,
and will take forty or fifty passengers. For further particulars apply to William Rickotts
near the Custom-house [Cork], or to the said Captain on board the Vessel, at Passage.
(CEP Apr 1767) To be sold, the one forth of a large Snow three years old, American built,
burthen about 156 tons, formerly the property of Capt. Patrick Dee, deceased,
now lying in the harbour of Youghal (ready to sail for Newfoundland with Passengers)
together with the ¼ of Boats and Shallops and every other material that belong to her
in Trinity, Newfoundland: any person inclined to purchase the of said Vessel
and materials, can get a more particular account by applying
to Thomas Shea of Youghal, Cooper.

– N.B. Time will be given if required for the money (CEP Apr 1767)
For Fogo in Newfoundland

 

The Brigantine PRINCESS ROYAL, burthen 150 tuns, John Broomly, Master, will
ositively sail by the 23d inst. Those who chuse to take their passage on her may apply to
Edmund and James Barrett in Cork; all fishermen engaged by Mr. Jeremiah Coughlan
are desired by him to proceed to Newfoundland in said vessel. (CEP Apr 1767).

Wanted for Newfoundland – A few fishermen, who will meet with proper encouragement by
applying to William Willcocks, in Bowling-green-street [Cork], near the old drawbridge.
(CEP May 1767) 1768 For Carboneer and Harbour Grace, Newfoundland

 

The brig HANNAH AND LYDIA, 80 tons, John Collins, Master (CEP Apr 1768)

Contributed by R. Kielly (August 2011)

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