Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

JM235 - Marine

James Matthews

Buttons: Mother of Pearl w/ 2 holes.

Site Area Code Local

Number of Items 2

Material Marine

Museum Reference

Registration Number 235

ID 11215

Status Commonwealth

Map of shipwreck

James Matthews

The wreck was located in 1973 on
the north side of Woodman Point in
Cockburn Sound, by members of the
Underwater Explorers Club (UEC) who
were conducting an underwater line
search as part of their wreck research
Archival research revealed that
James Matthews was a snow-brig of 107
tons, registered at the Port of London.