Augsburgisches extra-blatt

No. 159, Thursday July 4, 1782

Vienna, June 29: From Fiume comes the news that for some time many foreigners have arrived there, and in the early days of this month, Mr. von Bolts, Director of the Triestine East India Company, together with the English captain, Mr. Digson [George Dixon], arrived in this city. After inspecting the harbour, which he found very suitable for building ships to his satisfaction, he expressed the wish that the said company would make the decision to build their ships there.

Original German facsimile text and translation courtesy of Robert King.

Updated: January 21, 2015