Adonis (1874)

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Name: Adonis
Owner: Patrick Hogan
Port of registry: Sydney
Ship registration number: 79/1874
Ship official number: 71807
Builder: Dent Jervis Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Completed: 1874
Fate: Wrecked 22 December 1889
General characteristics
Type: Wood Brigantine
Tonnage: 108 GT
Displacement: 104 NT
Length: 28.16  m
Beam: 6.309  m
Draught: 2.529  m

The Adonis was a wooden brigantine that was built at Jervis Bay, New South Wales, in 1874. She was wrecked on 22 December 1889, approximately 15 miles (24 km) south of Crowdy Head, when she sprang a leak whilst carrying coal between Wollongong and the Richmond River.

Coordinates: 32°06′S 152°48′E / 32.1°S 152.8°E / -32.1; 152.8