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William Billingsley, Cape of Good Hope
8th May 1842
tons 124, length 20.9m, beam 6.3m, depth 3.8m
Any wreckage of the Transit has not been seen in recent times, but an underwater plinth marks the approximate position.
1834 in Northumberland U.K.
Thomson Bay near Duck Rock
After successfully rounding Rottnest Island, the master gave instructions to steer towards Gage Roads and went below. Soon afterwards, the vessel struck Duck Rock and sank.
Diver at underwater Plaque when first placed in 1981
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