Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

XA69A-D - Ship's fittings


Ship's fittings artefact recovered from Xantho

Brass cock with nuts and valve

Site Area Code Mid-West

Number of Items 4

Material Ship's fittings

Museum Reference

Registration Number 69

ID 17549

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...