Agnes (1875)

The Agnes was a wooden carvel schooner built in 1875 at Brisbane Water. On 12 March 1890, whilst in ballast between Sydney and Tweed River, she lost her sails in a gale 6 miles (9.7 km) and was wrecked north of Brunswick River heads. There were eight deaths.

Name: Agnes
Owner: Alex Kethel
Port of registry: Newcastle, New South Wales
Builder: Edward Davis Brisbane Water, Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
Completed: 1875
  • Registration number: 5/1881
  • Official number: 73315
Fate: Wrecked 12 March 1890
General characteristics
Type: Wood carvel schooner
Tonnage: 80 GT
Displacement: 80 NT
Length: 23.62  m
Beam: 6.156  m
Draught: 1.981  m
Crew: 8

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