Whale (ship)

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Launched: 1810
Fate: Lost at sea, July 1816
General characteristics
Tonnage: 14 tons
Sail plan: Sloop

Whale was a ship that disappeared in 1816.

Whale was a sloop of 14 tons, built at Scotland Island, Pittwater, New South Wales in 1810.[1] In July 1816, under the command of George Winney, the Whale headed out of Sydney bound for the Hawkesbury and was never seen again. The master and two crew were presumed dead.[2]


  1. ^ "Encyclopaedia of Australian Shipwrecks". 
  2. ^ Bateson, Charles (1972). Australian Shipwrecks. 1: 1622-1850. Sydney: AH and AW Reed. p. 55. ISBN 0-589-07112-2.