BLACKWALL REACH WRECKS

Description:

A.Barge and B. Boat

Owner:

Goldfields Metals Company

Construction:

Steel and Wood

Sunk:

Friday 5th May 1967

Size:

Length: 18.5m Beam: 6m depth 1.5m

Underwater:

A. BARGE 4m west of mooring block BOUY 716 B. BOAT search in SEly direction from Bouy 527 Sitting on a sloping silty bottom, flattening out at 16m Good visibility in summer months

Built:

Location:

200m upstream from Jetty in Blackwall Reach. 50 m from shore Depth 14m – 16m

Sinking:

Stripped and Sunk

Longitude:

115.784039

Latitude:

-32.01942

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