Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

Charles Eaton

Timber barque that was wrecked on the Great Barrier Reef on 15 August 1834, en route from Sydney to Singapore.  Most of the survivors of the wreck were attacked and killed by Torres Strait Islanders. Four children survived, and two of these, a former cabin boy, John Ireland, and a little boy who had been travelling with his parents, William D'Oyly, returned to Sydney in 1836.

Departed Sydney
29 Jul 1834
Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
15 Aug 1834