Journal of a Ship's Butcher

TIMES notices

April 20th 1829

Ship News

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Feb. 14th -- The Charles Kerr arrived here on the 9th instant, from Bombay, spoke on the 30th ult. the George from Bengal to London, saw a brig under jury-masts off Lagullas, and several other vessels, on the coast. The Sabina arrived on the 11th inst., from Manilla; sailed on the 16th November, and on 4th January spoke the Sesostris.

August 1st 1829

Ship News

The Spartan, from Liverpool to Bengal, was spoken on the 28th of April, lat.5.S. long.35.E., and the Manlius, from Batavia to London, on the 5th ult. lat 27.long. 37, by the Sesostris.


August 28th 1829

FOR BOMBAY, the regular trader SESOSTRIS, burden 500 tons, armed with six carriage guns, ALEXANDER YATES, Commander, lying in the City Canal. Sails remarkably fast, and has superior accommodation for passengers. For freight or passage apply to Robert Taylor, Esq., Tokenhouse-yard; or to Edmund Read, 1 Riche's-court, Lime-street.


September 28th 1829

NOTICE to SHIPPERS and PASSENGERS.-- The SESOSTRIS, Captain Yates, will clear out and sail from Blackwall Tomorrow for Portsmouth, to embark her passengers for the CAPE of GOOD HOPE and BOMBAY, and will load passengers at Point de Galle and the Malabar coast. No goods received on board after Tuesday next. For freight or passage apply to Robert Taylor, Esq., Tokenhouse-yard; or to Edmund Read, 1 Riche's-court, Lime-street.

September 15th 1830

For BOMBAY, The SESOSTRIS, 500 tons, Capt. ALEXANDER YATES, will sail in all October. For particulars appply to Edmund Read, 1 Riche's-court, Lime-street.

Monday September 27th 1830

BOMBAY, SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE, May 22
Ships loading - Duchess of Athol, Thomas Coutts, Cumbrian, Triumph, Ann, Charles Forbes, Lowjee, Bombay Castle, Guildford, Glenelg, Bannerman, Caledonia, and Sesostris, for China; Virginia, for Bengal; Cruttesden, for Penang

March 26th 1831

For BOMBAY, to sail in May, the fast sailing ship SESOSTRIS burden 500 tons, ALEXANDER YATES, Commander. To load in the West India Docks. For freight or passage apply to Edmund Read, 1 Riche's-court, Lime-street. Plans of the accommodation may be seen as above.

September 26th 1831

For MADRAS direct, to leave the river the 30th and Portsmouth the 1st October, the very fast sailing new coppered ship SESOSTRIS, 500 ton register, JAMES LIDDELL,R.N., Commander, lying in the West India Dock. For freight or passage apply to J.L. Heathorn, 13 Change-alley; or to Captain Yates; or to Edmund Reid. Carries an experienced surgeon

Friday October 4th 1833

For MADRAS, with leave to touch at the Cape of Good Hope, to sail the 25th of October, the fine fast sailing ship SESOSTRIS, 500 tons, Captain ALEXANDER YATES. Lying in the West India Docks, This first ship has first rate accomodations for passengers, is well manned and armed, and carries an experienced surgeon. For freight or passage apply to Tomlin, Main, & Co., 10 Cornhill

Wednesday October 30th 1833

For MADRAS, the teak ship SESOSTRIS, 500 tons, Capt. A. YATES, will receive goods in the South West India Docks till the 5th of November, when she proceeds to Portsmouth to embark passengers... Will touch at the Cape of Good Hope

Monday July 31 1837

To PASSENGERS, The Sesostris Captain ALEX. YATES, for the CAPE of GOOD HOPE, MADRAS, and CALCUTTA, is now proceeding to Portsmouth to embark her passengers. Has cabins disengaged. For passage apply to Messrs Tomlin and Man, 26 Cornhill.

Monday February 11th 1839

For SYDNEY, direct, has only room for light measurement goods and passengers, and will sail the 1st March positiveley, the remarkable fast-sailing new-coppered and copper fastened ship SESOSTRIS, 500 tons, Captain James ROW: loading in the London Docks. The cabin accommodation of the ship are spacious and airy, and from the great height between decks affords superior advantages to passengers. Will carry an experienced surgeon. For freight or passage apply to Messrs Tomlin, Main & Man, 1 St Michaels-alley, Cornhill; or to Hill and Wackerbarth, 9, New East India-chambers, Leadenhall-street, or to John Cramond, 46 Lime-street. Capt. ALEXANDER YATES, will sail in all October. For particulars appply to Edmund Read, 1 Riche's-court, Lime-street.

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