JP WEBB 1951-1951
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Similar Hopper Barges Launched at Glasgow 1959
Steam Driven Hopper Barge
Melbourne Harbour Trust Master: Captain G A Thexton
The boiler clearly visible from the surface, lying about 1m below surface. The site has been extensively salvaged but remains an attractive and easily accessible wreck dive in good conditions.
1951 by Ferguson Bros. Glasgow
Ledge Point, Webb Reef
The ill-fated vessel was launched in April 1951, only to run aground four months later on what is now known as Webb Reef. It lies 1.6km west of Ledge point
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