OMEO 1858 -1905

Description:

Iron Barque-Rigged Steamer

Owner:

Howard Smith and Sons, Melbourne Engine removed and converted to a 4 masted Jackass-Barque. Intercolonial and International trader

Construction:

Clinker built iron

Sunk:

1905

Size:

789 tons gross length 64.9m beam 9.3m depth 5.1m

Underwater:

site consists of above water sections and Underwater, some sections remain intact and offer interesting snorkel viewing. Note: the wreck is in shallow water

Built:

1858 by A Leslie and Co., Newcastle-on-Tyne

Location:

South Fremantle, Coogee Beach, south of Marina

Sinking:

rted cables driven ashore in storm

Longitude:

115.761533

Latitude:

-32.1055667

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