Admiral Gardner

English East India Company Ship

Wrecked 1809

The Admiral Gardner, of 813 tons, on her sixth voyage to the east as a regular East India Company vessel, and commanded by William Eastfield, was wrecked off South Foreland on the Goodwin Sands on 25 January 1809.

story of the shipwreck
the captain's report of the event
about the ship
the cargo and its history
cash for the east
history of the coinage
arms of the East India Company
Boulton and Watt
discovery of the wreck and its salvage
wreck protection and archaeology

Note about this site

This microsite about the Admiral Gardner was created in 1998 for a small project. It has not been updated since then.

For more details about this and other English East India Company ships, visit the current site at

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