Category Archives: Queensland History

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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