Marrawah

By Seamus on 11/14/2013 9:21:46 PM • Rank (593) • Views 595

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S hulk ex ss 472 g, ON129125, B.l910 Holland. Gutted by Riverside Dock and Eng. Co. and sunk by RAAF off Sydney May 10, 1951

600 gross tons. Lb: 179.2' x 29.1' x 11.2' (50.3 x 8.6 metres). Steel steamship, passenger-cargo as built by Van Vliet at Hardinxveld for Shipping Investments Ltd (C H Pile), London. Single screw, triple expansion engine, 87 nhp. 19?? purchased by Holyman & Sons, Launceston. Began a regular service to Naracoopa jetty, King Island 1916. Known definitely December 1920 as trading between Melbourne and Stanley on Tasmania's North-west coast, via King Island in Bass Strait. Sold to Howard Smith in 1936. Serviced Bundaberg - Brisbane transporting sugar. November 1941 requisitioned as a minesweeper in Bass Strait. February 1943 and passed to U S Navy control (small ships). Returned to owners at War's end and laid up. 1947 sold to Riverside Dock & Engineering Co., Sydney. Stripped at Sydney 1950 and made as an Australian miltiary target off Sydney Heads 10th May 1951
Source: NSWwrecks.info

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Marrawah is a Fishing Spot. A shipwreck or wreckage from a sunken vessel is located at this spot.

This fishing spot was added to the database on 11/14/2013 9:21:46 PM by Seamus and last updated on 11/14/2013 9:21:46 PM.


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GPS Coordinates

Degree, Decimal Minutes: 33º 59.892', 151º 36.077'
Decimal Degrees: -33.99820, 151.60128
Degree, Minutes, Seconds: 33º 59' 53.52", 151º 36' 04.61"

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