Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

HA40013 - Sharpening/grinding


Grindstone: half.

Site Area Code Mid-West

Number of Items 1

Material Sharpening/grinding

Museum Reference

Registration Number 40013

ID 10715

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...