Victorine (ship)

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Victorine
History
Owner: Edward Lord
Fate: Lost at sea 1822
General characteristics
Tonnage: 70 tons

Victorine was a schooner of 70 tons built in Mauritius and registered in Hobart. Owned by Edward Lord, she disappeared off the coast of Australia in 1822.

On 24 August 1822, the schooner, under command of Captain William Risk,[1] left Sydney bound for Mauritius. Carrying a crew of seven or eight the ship disappeared en route and was presumed lost.[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 28 June 1822, p. 2
  2. ^ Bateson, Charles (1972). Australian Shipwrecks. 1: 1622-1850. Sydney: AH and AW Reed. p. 63. ISBN 0-589-07112-2. 
  3. ^ The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 8 Nov 1822, p. 2
  4. ^ Hobart Town Gazette, and Van Diemen's Land Advertiser, 29 March 1823, p1