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The Port Phillip Herald extroradinary [i.e. extraordinary], Melbourne, September 13, 1845 : dreadful shipwreck, wreck of the Cataraqui, emigrant ship 800 tons, 414 lives lost!
Bib ID 3118523
Format BookBook
Description Melbourne: Port Phillip Herald , 1845 
1 broadside ; 53 x 38 cm. 
Summary

Rare contemporary account of Australia's worst shipwreck off King Island, Bass Strait. Includes a list of passengers lost overboard and the vessel's cargo.

Notes

Caption title.

Slipcase with provenance Chapman & Ingleton housed at N F3064.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 3064

Subjects Cataraqui (Ship)  |  Shipwrecks -- Tasmania -- King Island.  |  King Island (Tas.)
Also Titled

The Port Phillip Herald. Extroradinary

The Port Phillip herald. Extraordinary

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