DIVING – DUNBAR SHIPWRECK

May 13, 2012 § 3 Comments

The Dunbar bell.

The Dunbar bell.

 Kathy collage, press picture with underwater shot.

Kathy, press picture with underwater shot.

Coins found on The Dunbar wreck site by the late John Gillies

Coins found on The Dunbar wreck site by the late John Gillies

Kathy examines tea token coins solidified into a clump. (1967)

Kathy examines tea token coins solidified into a clump. (1967)

Kathy was a real-life marine biologist with The Australian Museum in Sydney.

Kathy was a real-life marine biologist with The Australian Museum in Sydney.

 

© 1967

© 1967

THE DUNBAR shipwreck at the entrance to Sydney Harbor contained all the family belongings for 121 migrants in 1857 plus the ship's cargo. Ten thousand gold sovereigns were never found - or nobody was admitting to it. Coins with holes drilled through them were from neck chains.

THE DUNBAR shipwreck at the entrance to Sydney Harbor contained all the family belongings for 121 migrants in 1857 plus the ship’s cargo. Ten thousand gold sovereigns were never found – or nobody was admitting to it. Coins with holes drilled through them were from neck chains.

The Dunbar - wreck Sydney 1857

The Dunbar – wrecked Sydney South Head 1857

cuff links

cuff links

Tug-o-war with cuttlefish - from a 16mm film frame in Aquarius (1970)

From a 16mm film frame

 

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