120 year old shipwreck SS Nemesis identified off Port Kembla

February 26, 2024 9:13 am in by
Image: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales.

A 120 year old shipwreck has been located 27 kilometres off Port Kembla.

The SS Nemesis was lost in a storm with all hands, after last being seen at about 2pm on Saturday 9 July, 1904, while hauling coal from Newcastle to Melbourne.

Reports are that a few bodies washed up in Cronulla, but the location of the ship has been hidden by the sea, till a survey of missing shipping containers located the wreck in 2022.

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