australian Ability (+1897)
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general
nationality australian
type ketch (1 1/2 mast)
propulsion sailing ship
date built 1878
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 48 
dimensions 20.7 x 5.5 x 2 m
rigging
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about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 01/05/1897  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Woodward Wm. J., Brisbane
owner
Breckenridge J. & Sons Ltd., Failford (Sydney)
captain
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depth (m.)
orientation
protected yes
war grave
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 14/05/2008
last update Lettens Jan
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Lettens Jan14/05/2008

Protected: Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976
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 Australian National Shipwrecks Database, environment.gov.au

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Lettens Jan14/05/2008Ability; Ketch; 48 tons; 20.7x5.5x2 m.; Owned by J. Breckenridge; Built at William Woodward in 1878. Registered at Sydney. Registration no. 37/1878.

On 01 May 1897, Ability was on voyage from Cape Hawke to Sydney with a cargo of timber, when she was wrecked off Cape Hawke, Forster.
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 Australian National Shipwrecks Database, environment.gov.au


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