Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

XA8A - Copper/brass


Screw plug w/ cork (found MAC-054, tray 15) inset: brass. (with traces of lead around flange)

Site Area Code Mid-West

Site Location Found between engine and boiler.

Number of Items 1

Material Copper/brass

Museum Reference

Registration Number 8

ID 17553

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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