Ability (1910)

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Name: Ability
Owner: Allan Taylor & Co
Ship registration number: Unknown
Ship official number: Unknown
Completed: 1910
Status: Wrecked
General characteristics
Type: Wood Steamer
Tonnage: 140 GT
Displacement: Net tonnage (NT) of Unknown
Length: 30.48  m
Beam: 8.382  m
Draught: 1.829  m
Installed power: Compound 15nhp
Ship primary use: Transport
Ship industry:
Ship passenger capacity: 0
Crew: 0

The Ability was a wooden Steamer coastal transport cargo ship of 140 tons, owned by Parsons, R & Plunkett. Ship was scuttled and abandoned off Newcastle, New South Wales on 3 June 1960 or off Sydney on 3 April 1965.[1]



  • "Ability". Australian National Shipwreck Database. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 

Further reading[edit]

Online Database's
Australian National Shipwreck Database[1]
Australian Shipping - Arrivals and Departures 1788-1968 including shipwrecks [2]
Encyclopaedia of Australian Shipwrecks - New South Wales Shipwrecks [3]