Cressy, Richard

Sailor who died in the wreck of the Edward Lombe in Sydney Harbour in August 1834. His body was washed up near the wreck, at Mr Bass's shipyard, and was identified at an inquest by Thomas Marshall, the ship's first mate. A stout and athletic man between 40 and 50 years old, Cressy had been at the wheel when the ship entered the Heads, but had been washed away with the front part of the ship within five minutes of it striking the rocks at Middle Head. 

Milestone
Died
25 Aug 1834
Buried
03 Sep 1834
Name
Alternate
Crasey, Richard
Alternate
Cressey, Richard
Alternate
Acasy, Richard
Occupation
Position
- 25 Aug 1834