The "ER Sterling" on Genoa Bay (Taken by Therin Harold Truesdale in 1921)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
361st anniversary of Gilt Dragon wreck
361 YEARS AGO, the Dutch ship Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon) was
wrecked on a reef at Ledge Point, WA on 28th April 1656. It was 307
years before the wreck site was found in 1963. The ship was a 3-year old,
42m-long, 260-tonne 'Jacht' built in 1653.
A scuba diver & President for the Marine Life Society of SA. Involved with the Scuba Divers Federation of SA since the mid-1980s. The Federation's Secretary since 2000. A Reef Life Survey diver. A founder of Dragon Search. Australian scuba diving rep for Redmap.