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Passengers on the Ship 'Canton' Returning to Ireland from Philadelphia, May 1792

Extracted from Gordon's Newry Chronicle, May 24th 1792
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


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The following being the passengers on the Ship Canton on a passage from Philadelphia to [Warrenpoint?] Ireland beg to give Captain Hugh Mackee their thanks:

ABBOTT James Dublin
BARNES Jeremiah Antrim
BOYD John Down
BRIEN Edward Tyrone
BUCKSON John Derry
CAMBELL Nathan Greg Antrim
COOK Thomas Donegal
COONEY Archibald Armagh
CULLEY John Down
DONNELLY John Armagh
DUFF David Tyrone
GALLAGHER William Donegal
GRAY Charles Donegal
GRIMES Robert Derry
HAMILTON Galbraith Tyrone
LESLIE James Antrim
MASON George Donegal
MCCANN Henry Down
MCCLEAN Andrew Armagh
MCCOMB Henry? Derry
MCGREGOR John Antrim
MCKEE James Armagh
MCMURRAY James Derry
MITCHELL George Down
MORROW John Derry
NEVITT George Dungannon [Co. Tyrone]
OSBORNE Francis Armagh
PRICE Thomas Down
RANKIN Robert Derry
RAY David Monaghan
ROBERT Stewart Antrim
SHIELD John Antrim
SWEENEY Charles Derry
WILSON James Antrim
YOUNG William Antrim

The ship was scheduled to sail from Warrenpoint, Co. Down bound for New York, Newcastle, Wilmington and Philadelphia June 10, 1792

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