Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Lady Elizabeth (1878/06/30)

Rottnest Island, Bickley Bay

Built Sunderland, engaged Fremantle to London trade, occasionally to China Caught in a gale while north of Rottnest turned back to Fremantle and in very poor conditions was wrrecked.


Ship Built

Owner Messrs Wilson and Oliver

Master Captain Thomas Scott

Builder Robert Thompson

Country Built UK

Port Built Sunderland

When Built 1869

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Metro

Sinking Gale

When Lost 1878/06/30

Where Lost Rottnest Island, Bickley Bay

Latitude -32.01754

Longitude 115.54946

Position Information GPS

Port From Fremantle

Port To Shanghai

Cargo Sandalwood

Ship Details

Engine N

Length 48.70

Beam 9.30

TONA 658.00

Draft 5.50

Museum Reference

Official Number 60966

Unique Number 1318

Sunk Code Wrecked and sunk

File Number 2009/0147/SG _MA-857/71

Chart Number PWD 54153

Protected Protected Federal

Found Y

Inspected Y

Date Inspected 2002/12

Confidential NO