South Australia,Australia

The steamer Nepean was built by J.P Remnoldson & Sons i South Shields and launched in 1909 for the company Parker & Co in Melbourne. She changed name right after launch to Nyora for reasons unknown. She did service as a tug boat in Melbourne and was lost 9.July 1917 outside Cape Jaffa during a storm and high seas. Of the 16 men crew only two survived. The wreck was found in 2014 and finally announced in the summer 2019. The wreck rest approx 27 nautical miles outside Cape Jaffa on a depth of 50 meter.

Former names:
41,0 x 7,7 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
306 grt
South Shields ( UK ) 1909
Melbourne ( AU )

Picture: Nyora
Screen taken from Youtube
video by OzDiverDown

Last updated: September 2019