Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

BEL215 - Porcelain


Porcelain artefact recovered from Belinda

Cup sherds, willow pattern (5 glued together), all conjoining fragments

Site Area Code South Coast

Number of Items 6

Material Porcelain

Museum Reference

Registration Number 215

ID 6627

Status State

Map of shipwreck


Belinda was built at Yarmouth with one deck, copper fastened and with iron knees. No dimensions apart from the tonnage are known, but it was stated as having a draught of 13 ft (3.96 m) when fully loaded. It was owned by J. Lee and was under the command of Captain Thomas Coverdale with a crew of 25. The brig was armed with two guns. The Belinda had arrived at Hobart on 12 November 1823 after a...