Catterthun

DescriptionOn 7 August 1895, after leaving Sydney bound for Hong Kong the ship ran in to a gale just after midnight near Point Stephens Light. A few hours later, near Seal Rocks, she hit a reef, was badly damaged and sank within 20 minutes. 55 people were lost; one lifeboat with 26 survivors reached shore with the aid of a local sailing boat.
Year1895
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost55
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Catterthun