Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Amur (1887/03/17)

Rockingham

Site buried. Original vessel Agnes Holt, built Sunderland, 1862, part iron framed, construction deemed ‘experimental’. Used on the coast. Laid up in Careening Bay came ashore at Rockingham.

Map of Batavia

Ship Built

Owner W.E. Marmion and William and George Pearse

Country Built UK

Port Built Sunderland

Port Registered Fremantle

When Built 1862

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Metro

Sinking Drifted ashore at anchor

When Lost 1887/03/17

Where Lost Rockingham

Latitude -32.2639

Longitude 115.7437166667

Position Information GPS

Port From Laid up Careening Bay

Port To Laid up Careening Bay

Cargo No cargo

Ship Details

Engine N

Length 33.50

Beam 7.40

TONA 236.00

Draft 3.60

Museum Reference

Official Number 44509

Unique Number 878

Sunk Code Foundered

File Number 2009/0069/SG _MA-10/87

Chart Number AUS 117

Protected Protected State

Found Y

Inspected Y

Date Inspected 1999

Confidential NO