Entrance to Sunderland Harbour 1864 by W Carmichael.
W E Marmion and William George Pearse Master: Captain Watson
The barque was one of the very early composite vessels, having frames and beams of iron joined by knees made of iron plates. The keel was of English and American elm and the stem and stern post of oak.
236 tons 33.5m length 7.4m beam 3.6m draft
Previous descriptions of the site report up to 28.72 metres in length and 6.9 metres in breadth of iron work have been revealed. The frames and deck beams form a rectangular pattern. During winter storms the structure is subject to scouring and is best viewed at these times.
1862 by G.S. Moore at Sunderland, UK
1887/03/17The site lies between Weld and Roe streets, south of Kwinana Grain Jetty, North Rockingham Beach, under sand.
On 17 June 1887 a strong gale struck the Fremantle area and the Amur snapped its cables and was blown onto the beach. no cargo was aboard.
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