Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

JM246B - Miscellaneous

James Matthews

Cork fragments from bottle JM 246.

Site Area Code Local

Number of Items 6

Material Miscellaneous

Museum Reference

Registration Number 246

ID 26532

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.