Source: Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners’ Advocate, Saturday 5 July 1884 Ashore Off Sheperd’s Hill All Hands Saved [The following appeared as an extraordinary yesterday at 12 o’clock.] The American ship Susan Giluore, Captain Carver, with a crew of fourteen … Continue reading →
January 13, 2014
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Sunrise on Susan Gilmore Beach: Whilst shooting this image, I became curious as to the identity of Susan Gilmore and how this beach came to be named. It turns out that Susan Gilmore was a large sailing ship that ran … Continue reading →
Source: The Argus, Melbourne. Saturday 5 July 1884. No Lives Lost Great excitement was caused in shipping circles this morning, when news reached town that the fine American clipper ship Susan Gilmore was a total wreck near Newcastle. The first … Continue reading →
Source: Queensland Times, Thursday 10 July 1884. During the pauses in the tempest of Thursday night, many persons in Newcastle thought they heard the noises of a gun firing about 12 o’clock : but, hearing no more reports, paid no … Continue reading →
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 5 July 1884. The American ship Susan Gilmore, 1,204 tons, Captain Carver, went ashore last night under the rocks near Shepherd’s Hill, about 50 to 60 yards south of the spot where the steamer … Continue reading →