On This Day - 16 October 1818

HMC brig LADY NELSON returned to Port Jackson, Sydney, after an unsuccessful search for survivors from the schooner WILLIAM COSSAR, in the Port Stephens, NSW area. A wreck, identified as the colonial schooner GOVERNOR HUNTER, was found on a beach 40 to 50 miles north of Port Stephens.

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