Prince Albert is believed to have been the first vessel wrecked at Port Phillip Heads.
Schooner, 27/19 tons. Built Sydney 1840; reg. Sydney 70/1840. Lbd 36 x 12 x 5.8 ft. Master John Simpson.
Washed ashore in a gale about two nautical miles east of Point Nepean.
Four lives were lost.
The article below was taken from The Port Phillip Gazette 25 Nov 1840:
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