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3 Masted Barque
George Fredrick Gallop of Fremantle WA
1070 tons length 183.7ft beam 37.1ft depth 20.9
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
1874 by J O’Brien, Maccan, Nova Scotia
Marmion Beach and possibly out on main reef, not yet discovered
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.
Map of search area
Details of Iron knees
Drawing of composite ship showing knees
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