CREST OF THE WAVE

Ship Details

Rig

Schooner

Built

1864

Built In

Tonnage

55

Dimensions

70.0 x 20.5 x 5.7

Demise

John Russell Gourlay, reg. Hobart Town. 1866 Mar.: Wm.Mortiss & James Russel, reg. Port Adelaide. 1876 Mar.: Port Pirie Shipping Co.Ltd. 1879 Jan.: James Harvey. 1880 Apr.30: Wrecked at Smiths Bay, Kangaroo Island. 1881 Mar.4: Reported that "the Ketch Crest of the Wave, which had been wrecked at Franklin Harbour, has since been hauled onto the beach at Moonta Bay and completely repaired. 1882 Mar.: James Harvey, now 55t., Ketch, 64.5 x 20.0 x 5.7. 1883 May: J.B.Jones & Burden. 1885 Nov.: T.H.Heritage & W.Russell. Later: Heritage. 1920: Broken up in Port Adelaide & register closed. Said to have been the first fore-and -aft centre board schooner in Port Adelaide.

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