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 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.