Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Transit (1842/05/08)

Duck Rock, Rottnest

Ship Built

Owner William Billingsley of the Cape Good Hope

Master Captain Cobern

Country Built UK

Port Built Northumberland

Port Registered Cape of Good Hope

When Built 1834

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Metro

Sinking Struck rock

When Lost 1842/05/08

Where Lost Duck Rock, Rottnest

Port From Leschenaul

Port To Fremantle

Cargo Horses, tea, fruit, wine and sundries

Ship Details

Engine N

Length 20.90

Beam 6.30

TONA 124.00

Draft 3.80

Museum Reference

Unique Number 594

Sunk Code Wrecked and sunk

Chart Number 1058, 112, 114

Protected Protected Federal

Found N

Inspected N

Confidential NO