Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

XA231 - Rope/leather/etc.


Rope/leather/etc. artefact recovered from Xantho

Rope fragments

Site Area Code Mid-West

Number of Items 6

Material Rope/leather/etc.

Museum Reference

Registration Number 231

ID 17911

Status State

Map of shipwreck


Built in 1848 as a paddle steamer by the Denny Shipbuilding Company, used by the Anstruther and Leith Steamship Company for crossings of the Firth of Forth between Leith and Aberdour. In 1860, sold and relocated to Scarborough. In July 1864, sold again, and its register transferred to Wick, from where it was permitted to take excursions to sea.
In early 1871, PS Xantho was sold to the...