TSS Wandra (1907)
Wandra was a wooden twin screw steamer built in 1907, for Allen Taylor & Company, by Denis Sullivan at Coopernook, New South Wales. Her hull was towed to Sydney for her engines to be fitted by Begg and Greig.
|Owner:||Allen Taylor & Company|
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|Fate:||Wrecked 15 December 1915|
|Type:||Wood twin screw steamer|
|Length:||120.5 ft (36.73 m)|
|Beam:||26.92 ft (8.21 m)|
|Draught:||5.8 ft (1.77 m)|
Some 5 miles (8.0 km) North of Jervis Bay lighthouse the Wandra took on water in heavy seas. They made for the Drum and Drumsticks and dropped anchor but sank straight away. The crew got off safely and made their way to the lighthouse for the night.
- "Arrival of Wandee". The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 13 June 1907, p.8. Retrieved 30 December 2011.
- "Captain's Story. Ship Papers Lost. Nowra, Thursday". The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday 17 December 1915, p.10. Retrieved 30 December 2011.
- "Steamer Founders. Wandra, Off Jervis Bay. Crew All Saved". The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday 17 December 1915, p.10. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
- "Wreck of the Wandra. Timber Boat Lost". Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser (NSW : 1891 - 1937), Saturday 18 December 1915, page 2. Retrieved 27 May 2019.