|Owner:||Brown & Ives|
|Homeport:||Providence, Rhode Island|
|Fate:||Wrecked, June 1808|
|Tons burthen:||135 tons bm|
|Sail plan:||Full-rigged ship|
On 22 April 1808 the Eliza left Sydney, Australia for Norfolk Island and Fiji. In June the ship was totally wrecked SSW of Nairai Island. One man, who had been rescued from earlier by the Eliza from the wreck of the Port au Prince was drowned. While the rest of the crew waited the Master of the Eliza, E Hill Corri and his two mates travelled in a whaleboat to Sandalwood Bay where on 29 June 1808 they found the brig Elizabeth and the American ship Jenny lying at anchor. Corri and a rescue crew from both these ships travelled the sixty or seventy miles back to the Eliza wreck, where they were promptly attacked by natives. The cooper from the Elizabeth was killed but the remaining sailors, led by the second officer of the Eliza, Seth Barton, counterattacked and defeated the natives.
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