Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Uribes (1942/07)

Thomson Bay, Phillip Rock Rottnest Island

Built in Scotland as a barque. Registered in Liverpool to the de Uribe family of Spain. Went to SA, converted to a lighter c. 1883. 1934 rebuilt as a 3-masted schooner with kerosene-petrol engine. .


Ship Built

Owner Cossack Lighter & Trading Company

Builder M. Pearse and Company

Country Built Scotland

Port Built Stockton-on-Tees

Port Registered Fremantle

When Built 1868

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Metro

Sinking Struck Reef

When Lost 1942/07

Where Lost Thomson Bay, Phillip Rock Rottnest Island

Latitude -32.00274

Longitude 115.55734

Position Information GPS 2002

Port From Thomson Bay Jetty

Port To Fremantle

Cargo Ammunitions, vehicles

Ship Details

Engine KERO 6 CYL 75 BHP

Length 37.00

Beam 7.30

TONA 117.90

TONB 81.43

Draft 2.00

Museum Reference

Official Number 84150

Unique Number 778

Sunk Code Wrecked and sunk

File Number 2009/0208/SG _MA-3/81

Chart Number PWD 54153

Protected Not protected Federal

Found Y

Inspected Y

Date Inspected 2002/12

Confidential NO