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Search result for ship name: Boyd
Boyd: West Indiaman ship; Length: 110 ft; Beam: 30 ft; Draft: 16 ft; 400 tons; Armament: 2x9pdr long guns, 14x12pdr carronades; Breach Dockyard, Limehouse Hole, River Thames, London, England; 1785

Boyd went down in history when in December 1809, while anchored in Whangaroa Harbour, she was attacked by Maori in revenge for the captain's mistreatment of a chief's son, Te Ara, who had sailed on her from Sydney to Whangaroa. Most of the Boyd's crew and passengers were killed, some ended up as dinner.

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