Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Ada (1888/02)

Albany, Oyster Harbour


Ship Built

Owner John Cowden and John Bruce, of Albany

Builder John Peters of Albany

Country Built WA

Port Built Albany

Port Registered Fremantle

When Built 1886

Ship Lost

Gouped Region South-Coast

Sinking Sunk while crew was ashore cutting poles and sank when they were ashore.

When Lost 1888/02

Where Lost Albany, Oyster Harbour

Latitude -34.987968

Longitude 117.970443

Position Information GPS 2005

Ship Details

Engine N

Length 16.50

Beam 1.60

TONA 26.40

Draft 4.40

Museum Reference

Official Number 75321

Unique Number 193

Registration Number 1/1886

Sunk Code Wrecked and sunk

File Number 2009/0060/SG _MA-8/92

Chart Number 1034/2619, AUS 110

Protected Protected State

Found Y

Inspected Y

Date Inspected 1991/07

Confidential NO