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Part One: voyage of the barque Charles Eaton

…  Charles Eaton:_Wake for the melancholy shipwreck Archived in perpetuity by the National Library of Australia in their Pandora Archive of Australian electronic online publications of national significance. Located in their  Papua New Guinea category but linked to this site. … Continue reading

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Part Two: the long wait for news

  Chapter 6: Bad Tidings about the Charles Eaton   by Veronica Peek ……… On 27 August 1834, 29 days after leaving Sydney,1 the Jane and Henry was still bobbing along the outer route and had not yet passed through … Continue reading

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Part Three: their fate is so horrible

  Chapter 11: Faraway Places   Most of the relatives and friends of the missing passengers and crew lived in England, where there was a long delay on news from the Torres Strait. The letters they have left behind reveal … Continue reading

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Select Bibliography

… … BOOKS Alexander, Michael, Mrs Fraser on the Fatal Shore. London: Michael Joseph, 1971. Barton, Charlotte (A Lady Long Resident in New South Wales), A Mother’s Offering to Her Children. Sydney: printed at the Gazette Office, 1840. Bayley, William D’Oyly, A Biographical, … Continue reading

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