Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

BEL99 - Rope/leather/etc.


Rope/leather/etc. artefact recovered from Belinda

Shoe leather fragments. Rt foot (?). Insole, small. Grain side upwards. Edge/flesh stitching holes on underside.

Site Area Code South Coast

Number of Items 6

Material Rope/leather/etc.

Museum Reference

Registration Number 99

ID 6489

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...