Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Robertina (1859/11/02)

Murray Reef

One of many wrecks found by Graham Anderton’s Living Waters Skindiving Club. He donated the bell in 1988.

Ship Built

Master Captain Frederick Davis

Country Built UK

Port Built Greenock

Port Registered Melbourne

When Built 1843

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Metro

Sinking Sruck reef

Crew 12

When Lost 1859/11/02

Where Lost Murray Reef

Latitude -32.3931

Longitude 115.6797

Position Information GPS Mag 2004/3/29

Port From Fremantle

Port To Adelaide

Cargo Timber, flour, whale oil

Ship Details

Engine N

Length 26.30

Beam 6.20

TONA 213.00

Draft 4.60

Museum Reference

Official Number 31510

Unique Number 405

Sunk Code Wrecked and sunk

File Number 2009/0190/SG _MA-52/88

Chart Number DMH 277

Protected Protected Federal

Found Y

Inspected Y

Date Inspected 1994

Confidential NO