Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

BEL218 - Fruit


Seed pod

Site Area Code South Coast

Number of Items 1

Material Fruit

Museum Reference

Registration Number 218

ID 6503

Status State

Map of shipwreck


Belinda was built at Yarmouth with one deck, copper fastened and with iron knees. No dimensions apart from the tonnage are known, but it was stated as having a draught of 13 ft (3.96 m) when fully loaded. It was owned by J. Lee and was under the command of Captain Thomas Coverdale with a crew of 25. The brig was armed with two guns. The Belinda had arrived at Hobart on 12 November 1823 after a...