Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

XA248 - Copper/brass


Cylinder aft. pipe: brass 10 pieces each. Main pipe, top section, middle, top screw plug, 2 sets handle, washer and nut.

Site Area Code Mid-West

Number of Items 10

Material Copper/brass

Museum Reference

Registration Number 248

ID 17582

Status State

Map of shipwreck


Built in 1848 as a paddle steamer by the Denny Shipbuilding Company, used by the Anstruther and Leith Steamship Company for crossings of the Firth of Forth between Leith and Aberdour. In 1860, sold and relocated to Scarborough. In July 1864, sold again, and its register transferred to Wick, from where it was permitted to take excursions to sea.
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