ADELINE

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ADELINE

Years Active: 1850-1863
Vessel Type: Barque
Barque
Nationality: Prussian
Known as ‘The Sugar Wreck’, ADELINE ran ground on 4th October 1863 at East Island, off Cow Point in East Falkland. Wreckage later sold at auction.

Main Use:

Cargo

Years Active:

1850-1863

Power:

Sail

Built:

1850

Size:

(length, breadth, depth) metres

Design/Build:

Main Use: Cargo
Built: 1850
Power: Sail
14th October 1863 The ADELINE was sold at Public Auction by direction of Captain Kuhse, Master. The sale was in one lot, the remains of the vessel and of her cargo, masts, rigging, and all belonging to the vessel, or cargo, together with a long boat, and a gig, more or less damaged, if recoverable. Note that cargo to the value of £1,000-£2,000 may have been saved if salvage had started earlier as the Captain wished. On 27 October 1863 The Captain and Wrecked Crew of the ADELINE left Stanley, for Montevideo, on the schooner DAVID EWAN, Captain Charles Phillips. The Falkland Islands Government paid Phillips for passages in his vessel for nine seamen of the ADELINE at one doubloon (£3-4-0d) each man. Total £28-16-0d. Built:1850 at Stettin, Prussia (now Szczecin, Poland); Locally nick-named ‘The Sugar Wreck’.
14th October 1863 The ADELINE was sold at Public Auction by direction of Captain Kuhse, Master. The sale was in one lot, the remains of the vessel and of her cargo, masts, rigging, and all belonging to the vessel, or cargo, together with a long boat, and a gig, more or less damaged, if recoverable. Note that cargo to the value of £1,000-£2,000 may have been saved if salvage had started earlier as the Captain wished. On 27 October 1863 The Captain and Wrecked Crew of the ADELINE left Stanley, for Montevideo, on the schooner DAVID EWAN, Captain Charles Phillips. The Falkland Islands Government paid Phillips for passages in his vessel for nine seamen of the ADELINE at one doubloon (£3-4-0d) each man. Total £28-16-0d. Built:1850 at Stettin, Prussia (now Szczecin, Poland); Locally nick-named ‘The Sugar Wreck’.

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