The steamer Yongala was on a journey from Brisbane to Cairns, and sank after she sailed into a cyclone 23.March 1911. She was loaded with merchant goods. and 122 people, including passengers and crew. All on board went down with Yongala. The wreck was found in 1958 and is considered by some to be one of the worlds best diving sites today. She rest on a depth of 15 to 33 meter approx 90 km southeast of Townsville.

Former names:

360,0 x ? f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
3664 grt
Newcastle ( UK ) 1903 Adelaide ( AU )

Picuture: Yongala,date unknown
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