Some of the information that gets volunteered from readers of my blog for use in my Sikunder Burnes book has been quite extraordinary. So, with continued hope and gratitude, let me try this one – can anyone discover anything more about the wreck of the ship Emma in 1821 en route to India – and particularly if there were fatalities? Was it a private or East India company ship? All I can find so far online is this database, which has a British ship Sarah going down in Table Bay South Africa in a storm in 1821. That would make sense en route to India. At 467 tons its around the right size.