Ship Summary





Arrive Date

Wednesday, January 24, 1827

Journey Notes

Incomplete journal by Caroline Waring 2-29 Sep 1826 (in Bay of Biscay), in NL, Canberra, MS 8997; Ship was run down on night of 2 Sep 1826 off Gravesend by a Brig from the Baltic and lost her bowsprit, jibboom and rigging which delayed departure. Ship was reported to have left England in an illegal manner; Cumberland left Hobart for return to England on 27/5/1827 and went missing. ship was taken by pirates in mid Atlantic. Claims that the Captain, his children and crew were made to "walk the plank" may be true. account in "shipping arrivals & Departures, Tas", Vol 1 (1983);


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