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Rig

Brigantine

Built

1829

Tonnage

255

Demise

After sailing from Launceston, Brig was wrecked on Swan Island 12/3/1832, in strange circumstances. Captain Rowcastle said to have been drunk at the wheel and the crew in a state of mutiny; Account in Charles Bateson's "Australian Shipwrecks". vol1; The "Launceston Advertiser" of 14/3/1832 and ML Sydney, MS Ar 27.

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Brigantine

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