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Benan painting unknown artist c1875
Iron 3 Masted Sailing Ship
William Thompson and Co. Master: John Burns
1415 tons length 73.9m beam 11.2m draft 6.8m
Ship broke up and little remains today
1875 by Barclay, Curle & Co Glasgow
South of Point Cloates
Wrecked and sunk en route from Cardiff to Hong Kong with Cargo of Coal
Porthole from the Benan in WA Museum care
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