Fly (brig)

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The Fly was a brig of 100 tons that sailed from Calcutta, India on 14 May 1802 bound for Sydney, Australia.

It was carrying a cargo of 4000 gallons of spirits and was commanded by John Black. It was never heard of again.[1] At the time of its disappearance it was owned by the House of Campbells, Calcutta.[2]


  1. ^ Australian Shipwrecks - vol1 1622-1850, Charles Bateson, AH and AW Reed, Sydney, 1972, ISBN 0-589-07112-2 p33
  2. ^ "SHIP NEWS.". The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842). NSW: National Library of Australia. 5 March 1803. p. 2. Retrieved 21 April 2013.