DENTON HOLME 1863-1890

Description:

Barque. Originally named STAR OF DENMARK

Owner:

J. P. Corry and Co. Transferred to Hines Bros. in 1890 and re-named DENTON HOLMES.

Construction:

Iron

Sunk:

25th September 1890

Size:

tons 998, length 65m, beam 9.8m. depth 6.6m

Underwater:

Assorted wreckage lies on a reef bottom at a depth of 2 to 7 metres. The bow is the most prominent feature.

Built:

1863 in Belfast, Ireland

Location:

Transit Reef, Thomson Bay, just 15 metres from the Macedon.

Sinking:

Drifted inshore whilst awaiting the arrival of a pilot. She carried iron pipes for Perth’s new waterworks, cement and general cargo. Some items were salvaged.

Longitude:

115.55673

Latitude:

-31.98588

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