Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

BL2469 - Ship's structure

Ben Ledi

Iron section of ship’s hull w/ chain plates and wooden dead eyes (4) including Bumkin (used outside the hull to spread the rigging).

Site Area Code Mid-West

Number of Items 5

Material Ship's structure

Museum Reference

Registration Number 2469

ID 24150

Status Commonwealth

Map of shipwreck

Ben Ledi

Ben Ledi was built by Barclay, Curle and Company at Glasgow, under Special Survey and of heavier plating than Lloyd’s rules then required. It was fitted with two decks and one bulkhead and was insured for £13 000. The owners were Watson Brothers of Glasgow. The draught of the vessel on this voyage was 13 ft 6?in aft and 13 ft 4 in forward.
The Ben Ledi, under the command...