Ship Details

Rig

River Barge

Built

1875

Built In

Tonnage

129g 101n

Built By

Dimensions

119.3 x 24.7 x 5.4

Demise

H.B.Hughes, reg. Port Adelaide. 1922 Mar.: R.M.Garnaut & others. 1934 July 9: Under Cpt.Bird outward bound for Port Pirie she attempted to clear the Outer Harbour breakwater in a fresh Squally westerly. She was thrown on the southern breakwater & bumped badly. Towed by the Wato to the slips and repaired. Later: R. Fricker & Co. and others (that from time to time included M.J.Thompson, A.h.Middlebrook & A.T.Mugg). 1965 Oct.: J.L.Lee (Chowilla) and taken through the Murray mouth, recently reported at Mildura.

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I have a photo of Reliance 1875 Adelaide resting as a hulk at Kings Billabong Conserve, Nicola Point Mildura

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