TSS Wandra (1907)

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Career (Australia)
Name: Wandra
Owner: Allen Taylor & Company
Port of registry: Australia Sydney
Builder: Denis Sullivan, Coopernook,
New South Wales, Australia
Completed: 1907
Identification: Official number: 121183
Port Number: 31/1907
Fate: Wrecked 15 December 1915
General characteristics
Type: Wood twin screw steamer
Tonnage: 164 tons
Length: 36.72 ft (11.19 m)
Beam: 7.92 ft (2.41 m)
Draught: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Propulsion: Twin screw

Wandra was a wooden twin screw steamer built in 1907, for Allen Taylor & Company, by Denis Sullivan at Coopernook, New South Wales.[1] Her hull was towed to Sydney for her engines to be fitted by Begg and Greig.

Fate[edit]

She was wrecked whilst carrying timber to Sydney from Moruya Heads and was lost approximately 500 yards (460 m) off Drum and Drumsticks, Jervis Bay, New South Wales on the 15 November 1915.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Arrival of Wandee.". The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 13 June 1907, p.8. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Captain's Story. Ship Papers Lost. Nowra, Thursday.". The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday 17 December 1915, p.10. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 

Coordinates: 35°02′43″S 150°50′21″E / 35.04521667°S 150.839183°E / -35.04521667; 150.839183