Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Perth (1887/09/17)

Point Cloates

Formerly the Penola SS; always visible

Map of Batavia

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