Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Elizabeth (1839/09/22)

North Metropolitan Cottesloe

Driven ashore in a gale. Lies at the foot of Warton Road Cottesloe. Normally buried in sand. Wreckage is visible between the shore and an outlying reef. A cannon, one of a number on board remains at the SW corner of the reef. Others were recovered in the 1960s.

Map of Batavia

Ship Built

Owner Joseph Hickey Grose

Master Captain Garrett

Country Built Singapore

Port Built Singapore

Port Registered Sydney

When Built 1830

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Metro

Crew 15

When Lost 1839/09/22

Where Lost North Metropolitan Cottesloe

Latitude -32.010116667

Longitude 115.751233

Position Information GPS2004

Port From Manila

Port To Sydney

Cargo General

Ship Details

Engine N

Length 23.50

Beam 7.70

TONA 194.00

Draft 1.80

Museum Reference

Unique Number 139

Registration Number 18.1837

Sunk Code Wrecked and sunk

File Number 412/71

Chart Number AUS 112, 114, 1058

Protected Protected Federal

Found Y

Inspected Y

Date Inspected 1996/07 MMcC

Confidential NO