australian Chance (+1857)
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general
nationality
type ketch (1 1/2 mast)
propulsion sailing ship
date built 1849
status
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details
weight (tons) 39 
dimensions 15.7 x 4.5 x 2 m
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about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 28/07/1857  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
James Cox
owner
J. Newman & W. Heugh
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
protected yes
war grave
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 14/05/2008
last update Lettens Jan
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Lettens Jan14/05/2008

Protected: NSW Heritage Act 1977
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Lettens Jan14/05/2008Chance; Ketch; 39 tons; 15.7x4.5x2 m.; Owned by J. Newman & W. Heugh; Built at James Cox in 1849. Registered at Sydney. Registration no. 1/1853.

On 28 July 1857, Chance (Capt. Suter) was on voyage from Richmond River to Hunter River, Morpeth with a cargo of timber (cedar), when she was wrecked off Newcastle, Oyster Bank.
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