DENTON HOLME 1863-1890
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Barque. Originally named STAR OF DENMARK
J. P. Corry and Co. Transferred to Hines Bros. in 1890 and re-named DENTON HOLMES.
25th September 1890
tons 998, length 65m, beam 9.8m. depth 6.6m
Assorted wreckage lies on a reef bottom at a depth of 2 to 7 metres. The bow is the most prominent feature.
1863 in Belfast, Ireland
Transit Reef, Thomson Bay, just 15 metres from the Macedon.
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.
Large hull structure underwater
Doll head found on wreck by WA Museum
Mug found on wreck WA Museum
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