Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

NRC5456 - Glass

Correio da Azia

Glass artefact recovered from Correio da Azia

Bottle fragments, olive green.

Number of Items 5

Material Glass

Museum Reference

Registration Number 5456

ID 111780

Map of shipwreck

Correio da Azia

1817 Emilla was dispatched to salvage the Correio da Azia. Capt. Pedro Jose da Silva Loureiro, Pilot Luis Beltrao

The Correio da Azia was ‘coming from Lisbon to Macau against weather, seas and wind, fire, shallows and coastal dangers and errors of maps’ (de Freitas 1816) when it ran aground on Ningaloo reef on 26 November, 1816. Established by the Portuguese in 1557 and returned to...