Wednesday , June 26 2019

Tom Carden

Collaroy – Did You Know?

SS Collaroy. Iron paddle steamer, 419 tons. Built Liverpool, 1853. Arrived Sydney under canvas in 1854. Ran between Sydney and Hunter River. Wrecked American coast, probably California, June 1889. [DG] On 20 January 1881, ashore on Narrabeen Beach, NSW. Remained until September, resisting attempts of nature to break her up, …

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