Amboyna Voyages to Australia
Amboyna was a 232-ton merchant ship built at Rangoon, British Burma in 1807. She made a number of voyages to Australia with cargo from the East Indies and China. A number of military convicts were transported to Australia by her. She was wrecked in the China Seas in 1825.
SHIP NEWS.-On Tuesday Iast arrived the brig Amboyna, Captain Wilson, from the Isle of France,
with a general cargo of tea, sugar, spirits, &c. She brings two prisoners who had escaped from the Colonies; two more of the like description having died on the passage.
Hobart Town Gazette, 1 Dec 1821.
On Thursday arrived from Calcutta, via Mauritius and Hobart Town, the brig Amboyna, Captain Wilson. Her cargo consists of sundries. She left Calcutta the 1st of July; called at the Isle of France,
from whence she sailed the 27th October; and sailed from the Derwent the 18th instant.
Sydney Gazette, Sat 29 Dec 1821.
Arrived 27th December, 1821 at New South Wales
Average sentence: 2 Years | Life
sentences: 1 | Passengers: 4