SS Saros was a 2044-ton steamship which was wrecked at Point Hicks, in what is now Croajingolong National Park. Helmed by a Captain Aitken, it left Geelong bound for Sydney on 23 December 1937, but ran aground in heavy fog. All crew on board were rescued after a distress signal brought assistance from other ships.
|Owner:||Australian Steamships Company|
|Port of registry:||
|Builder:||W. Gray Co Ltd.|
|Identification:||Official number: 128911|
|Length:||350.1 ft (106.7 m)|
|Beam:||46.5 ft (14.2 m)|
|Depth:||22.4 ft (6.8 m)|
Remnants from the wreckage are still visible to walkers in the area.
- "Shipwrecks of Victoria". Encyclopedia of Australian Shipwrecks. Retrieved 5 February 2012.
- "SS Saros Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number S610". Victorian Heritage Database. Heritage Victoria.
- "View Shipwreck - Saros SS". National Shipwrecks Database.
- Haldane, Robert. "A Beacon on the Wilderness Coast: The Story of Point Hicks (Cape Everard)". Robert Haldane. Archived from the original on 1 August 2008.