Amelia (ship)

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Amelia was a brig of 90 tons. She was under the command of Samuel Shaw when she departed Sydney, Australia, sometime between 8 and 17 January 1816 on her way to Java and Canton, China. She was never heard from again. At the time of her 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