Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Perth (1887/09/17)

Point Cloates

Formerly the Penola SS; always visible


Ship Built

Owner Adelaide Steamship Company

Master Fred Parkes

Country Built Scotland

Port Built Glasgow

Port Registered Adelaide

When Built 1863

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Mid-West

Sinking Hit Ningaloo Reef

When Lost 1887/09/17

Where Lost Point Cloates

Latitude -22.6924666667

Longitude 113.6422666667

Position Information GPS 2004

Port From Fremantle

Port To Wyndham

Cargo Passengers, cargo

Ship Details

Engine 2 compound vented engines

Length 58.50

Beam 6.80

TONA 499.00

TONB 298.50

Draft 3.80

Museum Reference

Official Number 48408

Unique Number 343

Registration Number 5/1885

Sunk Code Wrecked and sunk

File Number 2009/0180/SG _MA-13/79

Chart Number AUS 72

Protected Protected Federal

Found Y

Inspected Y

Date Inspected 2004/05

Confidential NO