Dee Why

New South Wales,Australia

Dee Why was one of two identical ferries built by Napier & Miller in Glasgow in 1928 for Port Jackson & Manly Steamship Company in Sydney. She arrived Sydney in November 1928 and did service as a ferry until 1968. She was laid up, stripped of equipment and parts, and 25.Mai 1976 towed out of the harbor and scuttled two nautical miles outside the city. The wreck of Dee Why rest today on a depth of 43 to 50 meter at Long Reef. Also see the wreck of Meggol.

Former names:
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

Australian National Maritime Museum,
William J Hall collection

Last updated: September 2019