'Significant find': Divers discover Glenelg shipwreck

shamrock
3rd July 2009, 08:18
A shipwreck has been found off Victoria's east coast 109 years after 31 people drowned when it mysteriously sank.

The Glenelg set off from Lakes Entrance, east of Melbourne, on March 25, 1900 on a regular short run to Bairnsdale.

The iron steamer's captain Thomas English is believed to have double-checked the ships two lifeboats moments before sailing, telling bystanders it was always best to be prepared. ...cont../..

http://www.theage.com.au/national/significant-find-divers-discover-glenelg-shipwreck-20090703-d7la.html

JoyceW
3rd July 2009, 19:59
Here's a picture of her in better times:

http://www.clydesite.co.uk/clydebuilt/viewship.asp?id=12639

Joyce