Justinian (1787 ship)

Justinian was launched in 1787 at Rotherhithe as a West Indiaman. Between 1789 and 1791 she served as storeship, carrying provisions to the convict settlement at New South Wales. From there she sailed to China, via Norfolk Island. She returned to England from China.

Justinian and Surprize standing into Sydney Bay, Norfolk Island, 23 August 1790; William Bradley
History
Great Britain
NameJustinian
OwnerHamilton & Co.[1]
BuilderPeter Everitt Mestaer, King and Queen Dock, Rotherhithe[1]
Launched14 September 1787[1]
General characteristics [1]
Tons burthen375594, or 401[2] (bm)
Length86 ft 4 in (26.3 m) (keel)
Beam28 ft 7 in (8.7 m)
Depth of hold12 ft 3 in (3.7 m)
PropulsionSail