Brig – Captain Hallett. Cargo Wood. (LARN) Master and three crew drowned, two crew saved. Weymouth Library Folio L.614.868. P03 & DCC: 10/02/1842 – Chesil Cove.
Morning Post, December 11, 1841, Issue 22122 from the Western Luminary “We regret to state that the Amyntas, Robert Hallet, master bound from Quebec to Topsham, with timber, went on shore on Portland Beach during a gale on Tuesday morning last, and has become a total wreck. A large portion of the cargo has been saved; but it is lamentable to add that the master and three of the crew, named Henry Sandford, John Ayre and Robert Ayre, lost their lives in consequence.
See also ‘Noble Conduct of a Portland Man’ – J Hansford saves two men. George Arden Esq. is named as Lloyds Agent. Bodies of Hallet, John Harris (cook) and Robert Harris recovered. The Northern Star & Leeds General Advertiser, Saturday, December 18, 1841, Issue 214.
Day of Loss: 30
Month of Loss: 11
Year of Loss: 1841