|The Caledonia departed from
Portsmouth, touched at Rio de Janeiro and was there at the same time
as the Mangles.
The Caledonia arrived in Van Diemen's Land on
Wednesday 6th November 1822 with 144 male convicts, six having died
on the passage out.
Officer of the Guard, Lieutenant
Masterman of the 87th regiment. The Guard comprised a detachment of
the 3rd regiment, (Buffs).
Passengers included Mr. C.
Barnard and family and Mr. Thompson.
The convicts arriving
on the Caledonia were landed on Monday 11th November. After
being inspected by the Lieutenant-Governor, they were appropriated
to their employment, most being assigned to the service of the
Settlers, and between 60 and 70 sent to port Dalrymple.
Brothers arrived free on the Caledonia and was later
employed as overseer by Samuel Wright
at Bengalla in the Hunter Valley.