Cargo for the Colony
Mike Nash (2009). Sydney Cove: The History and Archaeology of an Eighteenth Century Shipwreck. Navarine Publishing
The merchant ship Sydney Cove went down near Preservation Island in February 1797. What was her cargo, how was she made and why was the Sydney Cove sailing near northeastern Tasmania? Including maps, photographs and rare pictures of ships and shipbuilding, maritime archaeologist Michael Nash documents the history of Australia's eighth oldest shipwreck.
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