Diana, Point Cooke

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Wooden Sailing Cutter | Max Depth: 6 metres (20 feet)

The wooden sailing cutter, Diana sprang a leak on Saturday, 23 December 1877 off Point Cooke and for the safety of those on board she was run ashore on Point Cooke Reef. The cutter was laden with firewood and was owned by R. Owens of Williamstown.

The Diana was a Bay and coastal trader with runs between Launceston, Western Port, Geelong, Melbourne and Port Fairy.

See WillyWeather as a guide for the tide times and the height of the tide.

See also, Australian National Shipwreck Database: Diana, and
Heritage Council Victoria: Diana.

Point Cook Map
Point Cook Map | © Parks Victoria

Latitude: 37° 55.800′ S   (37.93° S / 37° 55′ 48″ S)
Longitude: 144° 47.400′ E   (144.79° E / 144° 47′ 24″ E)

Datum: WGS84 | Google Map
Added: 2018-01-26 18:09:10 GMT, Last updated: 2019-05-27 04:46:28 GMT
Source: Australian National Shipwreck Database
Nearest Neighbour: Point Cooke Beach, 1,510 m, bearing 271°, W
Wooden Sailing Cutter.
Built: 1841.
Lost: 23 Dec 1877.
Depth: 6 m.

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