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Albatross - a general history

Albatross 1854-1857

John Haswell, Sunderland: Official No. 4082: Code Letters JCBF: one deck; three masts; square stern; carvel built wood barque sheathed in yellow metal 1854; 297g; 105.2 x 24.4 x 17.0; male figurehead.

Owners: 1854 Thomas, George & Matthew Wilkinson, Hartlepool.

Masters: 1854-57 Martin Poll.

Voyages: 1854 Sunderland for the Mediterranean; 19 November 1856 sailed from Falmouth for Hull.

On a voyage from Hartlepool for Odessa with a cargo of coal Albatross was driven on the rocks on the NW coast of Arigo on 16 March 1857.

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