CARNAC 1922-1940

Description:

Powered Barge

Owner:

Bunnings Bros (2) Solomons

Construction:

Timber, powered by 2 stroke diesel engine

Sunk:

1940

Size:

length 12.5m beam 4.0 m depth 2.0 m

Underwater:

in line with 6th pylon in the water from the south bank.

Built:

1922

Location:

50m Upstream Fremantle Traffic Bridge, Swan River

Sinking:

Used as a ferry between Fremantle and Garden Island taking holidaymakers to and from their shacks on the island. Sold to Solomons in 1929 and used as a hopper barge until she was considered too small for the job. She was moored next to the bridge and sunk due to lack of maintenance.

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