The 463 ton ship Childe Harold was built in 1825 by Jabez Bayley
She made numerous voyages to the Australian colonies in the mid 19th Century carrying Free Immigrants.
Childe Harold was wrecked on south east point of Dassen Island near Tale Bay, South Africa in February 1850, homeward bound from Australia to England. Only casualty was the master who drowned while attempting to swim ashore with a line.
- Note multiple vessels with this name or similar made voyages to the Australian colonies in the 19th Century, so please be careful when linking
- ↑ Harrison, Cy. “British Merchant Merchantman 'Childe Harold' (1825).” Three Decks - Warships in the Age of Sail. Accessed August 30, 2021. https://threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=show_ship&id=29216
- Dianne Cummings, Childe Harold 1849 from the Bound for South Australia website, hosted by State Library of South Australia. Accessed August 30, 2021. https://bound-for-south-australia.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/1849ChildeHarold.htm
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