Amelia (ship)

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The Amelia was a brig of 90 tons and was under the command of Samuel Shaw. The ship departed Sydney, Australia sometime between 8 and 17 January 1816 on its way to Java and Canton, China. It was never heard from again. At the time of its disappearance, Amelia was carrying 50 tons of sandalwood and 5 tons of coal. The number of crew lost is unknown.[1]


  1. ^ Australian Shipwrecks - vol 1 1622-1850, Charles Bateson, AH and AW Reed, Sydney, 1972, ISBN 0-589-07112-2 p52