Frederick Henry, James and Catherine’s son, died on the 13th of July 1852, aged 13. He was a cabin boy on the Zephyr and was washed overboard when the ship was wrecked in the vicinity of Bream Creek in the county of Pembroke on the eastern shore of the Derwent Estuary.
THE ZEPHYR Schooner -Loss of life-We regret to learn that this vessel got on shore near Spring Bay on going out, and that Captain Tanner, and five of the passengers were lost.
WRECK OF THE "ZEPHYR." The schooner Zephyr, 64 tons, (Capt.) Tanner, which left this harbour for Melbourne on Sunday last, we regret to say, went on shore near Bream Creek, in endeavouring to work into Spring Bay. The captain, steward and six passengers are drowned, there was one female on board whose life was saved.
Wreck of the Schooner Zephyr,
70 Tons Burthen.
BY MR. T. Y. LOWES,
On T H U R S D A Y, the 5th of August, at
At his Mart, Collins-street,
For the benefit of those concerned,
THE WRECK of the schooner ZEPHYR.
70 Tons Burthen, as she now lies on the
beach near Bream Creek, with her anchors,
chains, lower masts, &c. &c.
ALSO Part of the cargo saved from the wreck. Further particulars may be obtained at the Office of the Auctioneer, Terms-Cash.
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