SCUBA DIVE from Boat: Bow facing the shore, she lies on a rock bottom in around 7 metres of water. The ship has broken up leaving a tangle of iron ribs, beams and plates
1869 in Glasgow, U.K. by J. Elder and Co.
200 metres offshore in City of York Bay
City of York struck the reef during a storm after misinterpreting signals sent from the lighthouse keeper on Rottnest island. She carried a cargo of timber and doors. About half her cargo eventually washed ashore and was salvaged. Her master and 11 crewmen lost their lives.
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