HARLEY 1897-1905

Description:

Composite paddle wheel steamship

Owner:

Melville Waters Park Estates Ltd.

Construction:

Composite timber and iron Double ended with a rudder at both ends.

Sunk:

Vessel abandoned at Coffee Point, Swan River, in 1905 and eventually rusted way.

Size:

27.5 tonnes length 65ft beam 12ft depth 5.25ft

Underwater:

Built:

1897 at Coffee Point with parts sent from Scotland A.W. Grey under the supervision of Mr Hines

Location:

The Harley rusted away on the land at Coffee Point and this was described as being the area reclaimed just north of the old slipway.

Sinking:

Abandoned

Longitude:

115.84735

Latitude:

-32.00477

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