Dee Why

New South Wales

Dee Why was one of two identical ferries laid down by Napier & Miller in Glasgow. Se was launched in 1928 for the company Port Jackson & Manly Steamship Company in Sydney. She arrived Australia in November 1928, and operated as a ferry between Sydney and Manly. She was laid up in 1968, and eight years later she was rigged down and stripped for equipment and parts. 25.Mai 1976 she was towed out of the harbor and scuttled two nautical miles outside the city. The wreck rest today on a depth of 42 to 46 meter at Long Reef. Also see the wreck of Meggol.


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Dee Why

220,0 x 35,1 x 12,6 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
799 grt
Glasgow ( UK ) 1928
Sydney ( AU )

AUS66: 33° 43' 02"S 151° 20' 46"E
( Source: Michael McFadyen )


Picture: Dee Why
Courtesy of Australian National Maritime Museum

Last updated: December 2020