Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Loch Ness (1926)

Rottnest Graveyard

Former wool clipper and considered the fastest of the Loch Line of Clipper Packets

Ship Built

Owner German-Australia Line but enrolled in Port Adelaide by Stevedoring & shipping Co Ltd. Reportedly taken over by RAN in WWI as German-owned?

Builder Barclay, Curle and Company Shipping Company

Country Built Scotland

Port Built Glasgow

When Built 1869

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Metro

Sinking Sunk by gunfire by HMAS Melbourne

When Lost 1926

Where Lost Rottnest Graveyard

Ship Details

Length 68.70

Beam 10.80

TONA 1203.00

TONB 1258.00

Draft 6.60

Museum Reference

Official Number 60461

Unique Number 920

Sunk Code Scuttled

File Number 445/71

Protected Protected Federal

Found N

Inspected N

Confidential NO