LALLA 1874-1917

Description:

3 Masted Barque

Owner:

George Fredrick Gallop of Fremantle WA

Construction:

Timber

Sunk:

1917

Size:

1070 tons length 183.7ft beam 37.1ft depth 20.9

Underwater:

Iron knees and some timber exists amongst rocks along the beach south of Marmion Angling Club. More wreckage is still possibly out on main reef and not yet discovered

Built:

1874 by J O’Brien, Maccan, Nova Scotia

Location:

Marmion Beach and possibly out on main reef, not yet discovered

Sinking:

Registry cancelled as the vessel was towed to sea and totally destroyed by gunfire from H.M.A.S. BRISBANE on the 18/8/1917. Advice given by District Naval Officer.

Longitude:

115.750094

Latitude:

-31.839459

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