Advance (1903)

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History
Name: Advance
Owner: William Watt
Port of registry: Sydney
Ship registration number: 46/1908
Ship official number: 115210
Builder: W Brown & Sons Kaipara, New Zealand
Completed: 1903
Status: Wrecked
General characteristics
Type: Wood carvel Schooner
Tonnage: 48 GT
Displacement: 36 NT
Length: 22.82  m
Beam: 6.370  m
Draught: 1.219  m
Installed power: Diesel
Ship primary use: Unknown
Ship industry:
Ship passenger capacity: Unknown
Crew: Unknown

The Advance was a diesel powered wooden carvel schooner built in 1903 at Kaipara, that was wrecked at Wreck Bay, New South Wales in 1915. The wreck has not been located, but the approximate coordinates are 35°11′S 150°39′E / 35.19°S 150.65°E / -35.19; 150.65Coordinates: 35°11′S 150°39′E / 35.19°S 150.65°E / -35.19; 150.65.[citation needed]

Further reading[edit]

  • Wrecks on the New South Wales Coast. By Loney, J. K. (Jack Kenneth), 1925–1995 Oceans Enterprises. 1993 ISBN 978-0-646-11081-3.
  • Australian Shipwrecks - vol1 1622-1850, Charles Bateson, AH and AW Reed, Sydney, 1972, ISBN 0-589-07112-2, Call number 910.4530994 BAT
  • Australian shipwrecks Vol. 2 1851–1871 By Loney, J. K. (Jack Kenneth), 1925–1995. Sydney. Reed, 1980 910.4530994 LON
  • Australian shipwrecks Vol. 3 1871–1900 By Loney, J. K. (Jack Kenneth), 1925–1995. Geelong Vic: List Publishing, 1982 910.4530994 LON
  • Australian shipwrecks Vol. 4 1901–1986 By Loney, J. K. (Jack Kenneth), 1925–1995. Portarlington Vic. Marine History Publications, 1987 910.4530994 LON
  • Australian shipwrecks Vol. 5 Update 1986 By Loney, J. K. (Jack Kenneth), 1925–1995. Portarlington Vic. Marine History Publications, 1991 910.4530994 LON

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