Light of the Age

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Open Water Rated Outside Port Phillip Wreck Dive Site

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

The Light of the Age is archaeologically significant as the wreck of an international immigrant ship with an inward bound cargo. It is historically significant for its association with both the Black Ball and White Star Lines which carried thousands of immigrants to Australia.

See also, Australian National Shipwreck Database: Light of the Age, and
Heritage Council Victoria: Light of the Age.

Latitude: 38° 17.308′ S   (38.288467° S / 38° 17′ 18.48″ S)
Longitude: 144° 35.642′ E   (144.594033° E / 144° 35′ 38.52″ E)

Datum: WGS84 | Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-26 01:27:28 GMT
Source: Book - Shipwrecks Around Port Phillip Heads GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Golden Arch, 987 m, bearing 183°, S
Wooden sailing vessel.
Sunk: 16 January 1868.
Depth: 4 to 6 m.

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