The History of Leith

November 23, 2006

Horrible Shipwreck

A Full, True and Particular Account of the Melancholy Loss of the British Convict Ship AMPHITRITE, on the evening of Saturday last, the 31st August, 1833, off Boulogne, when 108 Female
Convicts, 12 Children, and 13 Seamen met with a watery grave, in sight of thousands, none being saved out of 136 Souls but Three !—Taken from this day’s Observer.

BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, 1st Sep. 1833.—

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