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
SCUBA DIVE 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.
Bow of Denton Holme
Denton Holme hull with diver
Underwater plan of site by Mike Murphy MAAWA
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