JERRAT DRIVE WRECKS

Description:

AL40 Barge and Chinese Junk

Owner:

Australian Army & Mr Nette

Construction:

Steel and Wood

Sunk:

1942 & 1980

Size:

19m long & 8m long

Underwater:

AL40 In 10m depth Barge has lots of life around wreckage standing 1m high with entrances to barge around sides. CHINESE JUNK In 10m depth Chinese Junk has minimal wreckage left with timber keel and some ribs and structure plus engine.

Built:

1940 by Ford Motor Co. Melbourne and 1960 in Singapore

Location:

Jerrat Drive out from Sea Scouts Jetty

Sinking:

Broke free in storm & Sunk on moorings

Longitude:

115.7709815

Latitude:

-32.02746182

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