Extensive 100m site in 8-10m depth makes an interesting dive in good conditions
1908 by Russell & Co., Glasgow, Scotland
3 miles north of North West Whaling Station
Anchor chains broke and forced onto reef in heavy swell while attempting to assist stranded Japanese vessel SS Shunsei Maru, cargo caught fire and damaged superstructure, vessel abandoned and sunk with cargo of wheat.
Find out everything you need to know about the Shipwrecks of Western Australia. Direct from the archives of the Maritime Archaeology Association of Western Australia.