Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

XA253A - Copper/brass


Cog, ratchet and 2 screws: brass.

Site Area Code Mid-West

Number of Items 4

Material Copper/brass

Museum Reference

Registration Number 253

ID 17584

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.
In early 1871, PS Xantho was sold to the...