Find technical information, pictures, logs and histories of passenger and cargo ships.
J.K. Loney's book Victorian shipwrecks offers a comprehensive overview of the subject. It also covers
The book features chapters on specific areas, encyclopedia entries for vessels over 100 tons lost and a list of vessels under 100 tons lost.
Included are appendices on lighthouses, wrecks on inland waters, vessels scuttled, vessels missing from Victorian ports and vessels exceeding 500 tons that were stranded but refloated.
To find information on shipwrecks at specific locations in
Australian national shipwreck database indexes all known shipwrecks in Australian waters.
Victorian heritage database - Shipwrecks a fully searchable online database containing information about Victorian Heritage Places and Precincts.
Includes statements of significance, physical descriptions and historical information.
Shipwreck information is often more extensive that that which appears in the Australian national shipwreck database.
WRECKsite the world's largest online wreck database
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