Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Raven (1891/05/11)

Dyers Island

Captain drunk left Fremantle for Bunbury via the South Passage.


Ship Built

Owner W.R. Cave and Company of Adelaide

Master Captain Swan

Country Built UK

Port Built Sunderland

Port Registered Port Adelaide

When Built 1864

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Metro

Sinking Hit reef

When Lost 1891/05/11

Where Lost Dyers Island

Latitude -32.021

Longitude 115.5513333333

Position Information GPS

Port From Fremantle

Port To Bunbury

Cargo Ballast

Ship Details

Engine N

Length 36.90

Beam 8.40

TONA 343.00

Draft 5.20

Museum Reference

Official Number 47684

Unique Number 1269

Sunk Code Wrecked and sunk

File Number 2009/0185/SG _MA-18/80

Chart Number PWD 54153

Protected Protected Federal

Found Y

Inspected Y

Date Inspected 1996/10

Confidential NO