Stephen Tyler

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.

So Who Was Susan Gilmore?

Sunrise on Susan Gilmore Beach:

Growing Lifestyle Gallery: Panoramas &emdash; Happy Gilmore

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 aground on this beach in 1884.

I have found original newspaper articles of this shipwreck, that I have transcribed. They make fascinating reading:

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