CONFERENCE 1855-1904

Description:

Three-masted Barque

Owner:

Thomas J Parker, Melbourne James Huddair, Geelong John Phaill, Geelong

Construction:

Wood with iron framework

Sunk:

Tug Urailda proceeded 20 miles up the coast from Fremantle with old hulk Conference. Several holes being punched into her hull and She being allowed to drift onto the reef

Size:

422 tons gross length 165ft beam 26ft depth 16ft

Underwater:

Built:

1855 by Layleur and Co of Warrington, Lancaster, England

Location:

On outside reef opposite Burns Beach

Sinking:

Tug Urailda proceeded 20 miles up the coast from Fremantle with old hulk Conference. Several holes being punched into her hull and She being allowed to drift onto the reef

Longitude:

115.6606667

Latitude:

-31.67141667

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