HMS Bathurst departs Port Louis, Mauritius

15th November 1821

On this day, HMS Bathurst departed Port Louis, Mauritius where the ship had undergone a refit. They’d been in Mauritius since 6th of August 1821.

Robert Heward wrote:

Mr Cunningham, whose health was very indifferent, having at this period symptoms of disordered liver [hepatitis], made the best use of his time, as far as his [p270] debilitated state of health would permit, in visiting such parts of the island as were accessible to him ((Source: Robert Heward’s Biographical Sketch of Allan Cunningham, page 270.))