Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Contest (1874/07/14)

Mangles Bay, Rockingham Palm Beach

Built Nova Scotia for the Liverpool-based Black Diamond line. Went to Adelaide for the intercolonial trade. Anchored at Rockingham discharging cargo drahged ashore in a NW gale.


Ship Built

Owner Captain Simpson of Port Adelade

Master Captain Thomas Allen

Country Built Canada

Port Built Nova Scotia

Port Registered Adelaide

When Built 1860

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Metro

Sinking Loading at anchor

When Lost 1874/07/14

Where Lost Mangles Bay, Rockingham Palm Beach

Latitude -32.274464

Longitude 115.713694

Position Information GPS2004Mag

Port From Rockingham

Port To Lacepede Islands

Cargo Timber

Ship Details

Engine N

Length 36.60

Beam 8.60

TONA 322.00

Draft 3.90

Museum Reference

Official Number 37166

Unique Number 65

Sunk Code Wrecked and sunk

File Number 2009/0095/SG _MA-5/79

Chart Number AUS 117

Protected Protected Federal

Found Y

Inspected Y

Date Inspected 1982/01

Confidential NO