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Indian - a general history

Indian 1839-1860

Newburgh, Fife: Official No. 7167: Code Letters JRTQ: one deck; three masts; wood barque felt sheathed in yellow metal; 276g; 102.6 x 24.2 x 15.9; lengthened 1849; repairs to damage 1855; some repairs 1858.

Owners: 1849 Dundee; 1860 George & Matthew Wilkinson, Hartlepool.

Masters: 1860 Joseph Edgley (C.N. 9412 Newcastle-on-Tyne 1852).

On a voyage from Odessa with a cargo of wheat Indian was wrecked in the Black Sea near Kustendje, Roumania 60 miles from Sulina on 7 November 1860. No lives lost.

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