Adelaide (1879)

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Name: Adelaide
Owner: Chapman Bonner Bond
Port of registry: Sydney 28/1880 75062
Route: Newcastle to Gisborne, New Zealand
Builder: Unknown Pyrmont, Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
Completed: 1879
Fate: Wrecked 1898/05 Newcastle, New South Wales to New Zealand, between
General characteristics
Type: Wood Schooner
Tonnage: 217 GT
Displacement: 190 NT
Length: 44.1  m
Beam: 7.1  m
Draught: 2.7  m
Installed power: NA

Adelaide was a wooden schooner that was lost after leaving Newcastle, New South Wales carrying a load of coal on a voyage to Gisborne, New Zealand in May 1898. There were two deaths.

Further reading[edit]

Online Databases
Australian National Shipwreck Database[1]
Australian Shipping - Arrivals and Departures 1788-1968 including shipwrecks [2]
Encyclopedia of Australian Shipwrecks - New South Wales Shipwrecks [3]



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