Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

XA41B - Textile


Hessian: sacks contained galena.

Site Area Code Mid-West

Number of Items 2

Material Textile

Museum Reference

Registration Number 41

ID 17556

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...