Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Lalla (1917/08/18)

Rottnest Graveyard, off Halls Bank

Sunk in gunnery practice, hulk.
Converted for use as a hulk in 1906 and cut down.
In 1913 the ship's bell was presented to the Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club for use as a shark alarm. ex owners G.F. Gallop, March 1906

Ship Built

Owner Melbourne SS Co, Fremantle

Builder J. O'Brien

Country Built Canada

Port Built Maccan, Nova Scotia

Port Registered Fremantle, 1907

When Built 1874

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Metro

Sinking Destroyed by gunfire from HMAS Brisbane

When Lost 1917/08/18

Where Lost Rottnest Graveyard, off Halls Bank

Ship Details

Engine N

Length 56.00

Beam 11.30

TONA 1070.01

TONB 990.74

Draft 6.40

Museum Reference

Official Number 118542

Unique Number 902

Sunk Code Scuttled

File Number 445/71, 193/79

Protected Protected Federal

Found N

Inspected Y

Confidential NO