Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

CY1083AB - Copper/brass

City of York

Latch fittings brass: not associated w/ each other. A) keeper. B) turn catch and 2 screws.

Site Area Code Local

Material Copper/brass

Museum Reference

Registration Number 1083

ID 7469

Status Commonwealth

Map of shipwreck

City of York

1 anchor on display Rottnest Island, 1 anchor displayed at Perth Flying Squadron, Nedlands. 4 contemporary images.

A three masted, 68 metre (223 feet) long, iron hulled ship built in 1869 by Glasgow shipbuilders J. Elder and Company. Departed San Francisco under Captain Phillip Jones with a cargo of 743,444 feet of Oregon timber and 3,638 doors. Contemporary of Cutty Sark against...