HMS Acheron (Ship : 1838-1855)

Wood paddle sloop of the Royal Navy. Between 1848 and 1851 she made a coastal survey of New Zealand, the first such survey since Captain James Cook's more limited surveys. The Acheron was under the command of Captain Lort Stokes. She was sold in Sydney during the 1850s

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Date: 1851 - 1983 By: Evans, Frederick John Owen (Sir), 1815-1885; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust Ref: G-190 Description: Panoramic view of Milford Sound with survey ship H. M. S. Acheron on the far right and a group of Maori on the foreshore. Has previously been attributed to ...
Date: 1851 Ref: MapColl-834.3atc/1851/Acc.1377 Description: Nautical chart of the West Coast of the South Island from Abut Head to Milford Sound, showing ranges inland to Mount Cook and the Southern Alps. Photocopy f...
[Evans, Frederick John Owen] 1815-1885 :[H M S Acheron in Milford Sound ca 11th March 1851]
Date: 1851 By: Evans, Frederick John Owen (Sir), 1815-1885; Samson, Marjorie, -1961 Ref: D-008-002 Description: Panoramic view of Milford Sound with survey ship H. M. S. Acheron on the far right, near Bowen Falls, and a group of Maori on the foreshore. Has previously ...
Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant, 1820-1895 :[Notes and observations on Maori life ... 1848]
Date: 1848 From: Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant 1820-1895 :[Sketchbook, no. 3] 1848-1849 By: Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant (Hon), 1820-1895 Ref: E-334-093/093-2 Description: Numbered list: 1. Dr Charles Forbes of the Acheron informs me of the existence of limestone containing shells at Mt Grey. ... [other geological notes]... Cha...
Date: 1836-1854 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2331 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1847-1851 By: National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) Ref: PAColl-0840 Description: Photograph of a map of Bay of Islands possibly done by F J Evans of HMS Acheron between 1847 and 1851. The National Maritime Museum holds the original negat...
Date: 1816-1856 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2322 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1831-1914, 1957 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2325 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1849 By: Stokes, John Lort, 1812-1885 Ref: MapColl-832.47aj/1849/Acc.787 Description: Early naval map of Port Nicholson, Wellington Harbour, naming various points and bays, and showing settlements in Mount Cook, Te Aro, Thorndon Flat and Pipit...
Date: 1849 By: Great Britain. Hydrographic Office Ref: MapColl-832.47aj/1849/Acc.24811 Description: Hydrographic map of Lambton Harbour, from Kaiwharawhara Point, south-eastwards to Oriental Bay, in the Wellington Harbour. Shows extensive soundings in fatho...
Date: 1847-1851, [1972?] By: Hansard, George Albert, active 1851; Natusch, Sheila Ellen, 1926-2017 Ref: MS-Papers-1333 Description: Journal kept by Hansard of the ship `Acheron' describing its voyage to New Zealand via Australia with a detailed account of places visited around New Zealand...
Date: 1848 - 1852 By: Evans, Frederick John Owen (Sir), 1815-1885; Samson, Marjorie, -1961 Ref: A-133-005 Description: Bush with eucalypts and a grass tree in the foreground, looking east across Sydney Harbour. In the middle ground on the left is Goat Island, with officers' ...
Date: 1844-1871 By: Hamilton, William John Warburton, 1825-1883 Ref: MS-Papers-4568 Description: Folder one consists of letters, some incomplete, written by Hamilton to his parents during the period 11 April 1844 to 25 Dec 1845. These letters describe Ha...
Date: 27 May 1850 By: Stokes, John Lort, 1812-1885 Ref: MS-Papers-5414 Description: Letter written from Molyneaux Bay to Captain J L Stokes, commander of the Acheron during 1847-1851 survey of the New Zealand coast, in which Hamilton reports...
Date: 1848 - 1850 By: Great Britain. Admiralty; Hamilton, William John Warburton, 1825-1883 Ref: MapColl-834atc/[1849-50]/Acc.1379 Description: Map of South Island, south of Kaikoura and including Stewart Island, and not drawn to scale. Shows harbours, rivers, lakes, Maori tracks, boundaries of the...
Date: 1848 - 1852 By: Evans, Frederick John Owen (Sir), 1815-1885; Samson, Marjorie, -1961 Ref: A-133-004 Description: Bush and a cleared space in the foreground, a small beach and a series of headlands, looking towards Cockatoo Island with several large buildings in the midd...
Date: 1850 By: Great Britain. Hydrographic Office; Stokes, John Lort, 1812-1885 Ref: MapColl-832.47aj/1850/Acc.37819 Description: Hydrographic map of safe anchorage on the southeastern coast of Kapiti Island, between Tokomapuna Island and Motungarara and Tahoramorea Islands (named Evans...
Date: 1848 - 1896 By: Hodgkins, William Mathew, 1833-1898; Field family Ref: A-169-027 Description: View of the Acheron in some detail taken from description of a crew member to Dunedin artist William Hodgkins, 48 years after the event. Colour notes and te...
HMS Acheron at anchor in Port Chalmers in 1848, photograph from a sketch
Date: 1848 From: De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives Ref: 1/1-003300-G Description: HMS Acheron at anchor in Port Chalmers, photograph of a sketch held in the Early Settlers' Museum, Dunedin. The sketch by an unknown artist, made from a desc...
Date: n d From: Andersen, Johannes Carl, 1873-1962 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0148-156 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).