Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

CE1012 - Ship's structure


Bolt through wood.

Site Area Code Local

Number of Items 2

Material Ship's structure

Museum Reference

Registration Number 1012

ID 7152

Status Commonwealth

Map of shipwreck


Built Aberdeen 1849, used there until 1866. Worked Champion Bay to Melbourne in the 1870s Carrying lead ore, 9 crew and four passengers en route Champion Bay to Fremantle got too close inshore. Struck reef in strong southerly. An early iron vessel, contemporary of iron hulled SS Xantho and SS Georgete.