Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

HA30049 - Copper/brass


Tacks: brass.

Site Area Code Mid-West

Site Location Grid 16-20 m.

Number of Items 2

Material Copper/brass

Museum Reference

Registration Number 30049

ID 10665

Status Commonwealth

Map of shipwreck


Hadda was built in Germany in 1860, and in 1877 was owned by William Johnston of Newcastle, New South Wales. It was under charter to the Melbourne firm of Poole, Picken and Company who were involved in the guano industry. The barque, under the command of Captain John Lewis Parker, with a crew of eleven, was en route from the Lacepede Islands in ballast. Parker was making for Fremantle in...