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3 Masted Brig
Messrs. Blaikie, to convey machinery to the Island of Mauritius.
1874 Marmion Marine Park, south eastern side of Centaur Reef
188 tons gross length 15ft beam 26ft depth 16ft
The site consists of scattered iron wreckage and some Galena (lead ore)
1849 by Blaikie Brothers, Aberdeen, Scotland”
On Limestone reef 3 miles offshore North Beach
Carrying lead ore, 9 crew and 4 passengers en route Champion Bay to Fremantle got too close inshore. Struck reef in strong southerly.
Centaur Memorial on shore West Coast drive
The Centaur in undentified port
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