Adelaide (ship)

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Name: Adelaide
Ship registration number: Unknown
Ship official number: Unknown
Status: historic shipwreck[1]
General characteristics
Type: Wood Cutter
Tonnage:  GT
Displacement:  NT
Length:  m
Beam:  m
Draught:  m
Installed power: NA
Ship primary use: Transport
Ship industry:
Ship passenger capacity:

Coordinates: 33°36′S 151°18′E / 33.6°S 151.3°E / -33.6; 151.3 Adelaide was a wooden cutter used in the cedar trade that was wrecked and lost off the Hawkesbury River in Broken Bay, New South Wales, in July 1837 while carrying a load of cedar. The wreck has not been located, but a vessel of its description was reported capsized between Cabbage Tree Bay and Bird Island at approximately 33.6°S 151.3°E. [1]


  1. ^ a b "View Shipwreck - Adelaide". Australian National Shipwreck Database. Ausatralian government. Retrieved 30 August 2018. 

Further reading[edit]

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


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