John (ship)

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The John was an Australian sloop of 30 tons that was owned by John Palmer & Co. It was built at Woolloomooloo in Sydney and registered on 11 June 1803. In November 1806 it sailed from King Island in Bass Strait with a crew of five aboard and a cargo of seal skins. It was never seen again. [1]


  1. ^ Australian Shipwrecks - vol1 1622-1850, Charles Bateson, AH and AW Reed, Sydney, 1972, ISBN 0-589-07112-2 p43