Burton Stather

On Friday the 21st of July 1876 Burton Stather sailed out of Newcastle NSW for Hong Kong with 428 tons of Coal. The vessel was never seen again.

A buoy marked "Burton Stather" was found near Opotiki in the north of New Zealand, reported in Febuary 1877.

No survivors or bodies were found. Known crew are the captain George Carphin.

Known passengers are Fanny Carphin, the captain's wife and Harry William Hickson who was travelling to Hong Kong.

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Burton Stather

1866

1873 Sold to William Andrews of Sydney

412

Master

From

To

J Nobbs

1866


C Warren


1873

Official Number

Ship Builder

Sailing Rig


John Wray & Son

Burton Stather

3 Masted Barque

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