Arrival at Geelong
Expected arrival of Andromache and its cargo
Geelong Advertiser, Thursday 5 October 1848, p2, Shipping Intelligence
PORT OF GEELONG.
SHIPS EXPECTED AT GEELONG - (BESIDES THE USUAL VAN DIEMEN'S LAND TRADERS) -
... Andromache, from Plymouth, 1st July with immigrants and to load wool ...
Geelong Advertiser, Friday 10 November 1848, p2, Shipping Intelligence
November 8—Andromache, from London: 6 tierces refined sugar, Dalgety, Gore & Co; 1 box apparel, Miss Bullen;
20 hhds rum; 10 hhds brandy, 20 casks ale, 20 casks porter, William Timms; 1 box, John Gibb; 2 cases confectionery, the Lord Bishop of Melbourne; 31 bags corks, and 2 casks cider, Bullen.
The Andromache spoke no vessel during the voyage; she reached Port Phillip Heads at 6 o'clock on Tuesday evening, and anchored at Point Henry at 7 o'clock yesterday morning.
Few lacemaker passengers
The only lacemakers among the Andromache passengers when they disembarked at Geelong were the Lamb family of eight and Charles Barton. They joined most of the other passengers at the local depot before finding their way in the then Colony of New South Wales.