british SS Georgette (+1876)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type passenger ship
propulsion steam
date built 1872
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 211.64  grt
dimensions 46.2 x 6.9 x 3.4 m
engine Compound vertical direct engine
power 48  h.p.
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about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 30/11/1876  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Mckellar, Mcmillan & Co., Dumbarton
owner
Martini H.& Co., Glasgow
captain
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depth (m.)
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protected yes
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 14/05/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 27/07/2009
 
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Protected: Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976
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Mcmillan Joe27/07/2009The SS Georgette was a passenger and cargo steamer.
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[1] Book The Light of Leeuwin
[2]  margaretrivervista..
Lettens Jan14/05/2008Georgette; 211.64 tons; Owned by H. Martini; Built at Mckellar, Mcmillan & Co. in 1872. Registered at Fremantle.

On 30 November 1876, Georgette (Capt. John Godfrey) was on voyage from Fremantle to Adelaide with a cargo of jarrah and sundries and 50 passengers, when she was lost off Calgardup Bay. 12 died.
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Martini H.& Co., Glasgow

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 Mckellar, Mcmillan & Co., Dumbarton
Glasgow (Dumbarton)
 
 
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