The remains of this barge can be found in amongst the jetty at point Direction, North Fremantle. When this jetty was being built by F. Coleman and sons, this barge was found to be buried in the way of the piles. Attempts to move her failed, so the piles were driven straight through her hull. In 1981, a restaurant was being built on shore and although dredging was carried out, it was kept as far away from the wreck as possible.
W & S Lawrence (1897) Fremantle
Jetty at Point Direction
Sold to new owner A E Manolois to be used for landing slipway. Now part of marina and Pier 21
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