Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Colonial Wrecks in the Abrolhos Islands

Author/s M. McCarthy

Year of publication 1982

Report Number: 27

IntroductionApart from numerous small rock lobster boats, there are sixteen known wrecks in the Abrolhos Islands area, fourteen of those vessels belong to the Colonial Period and range in date of loss fran 1840 to 1961 and in size from almost 2000 tons to little more than 20 tons.