Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

JM513A-H - Ship's fittings

James Matthews

Iron fastening: fragment?

(B) 13 small iron fragments returned from conservation 9/09 (photographed). One fragment has partially lost ‘16’ embossed.

Site Area Code Local

Material Ship's fittings

Museum Reference

Registration Number 513

ID 10871

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.