Cataraqui



DescriptionAn emigrant ship bound for Australia, she struck a reef south-west of King Island, Tasmania, on 4 August 1845. The sinking is Australia's highest civil maritime civil loss of life, killing 400 people.
Year1845
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost400
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cataraqui_(ship)