SS Yongala

shipwreck in Queensland, Australia

SS Yongala was a passenger ship that was launched in 1903. It sank off Cape Bowling Green on 23 March 1911 on its way to from Melbourne, Australia to Cairns she entered into a cyclone and sank without a trace south of Townsville.[1] All passengers onboard drowned and the shipwreck was found in 1958 off the coast of Townsville.

A shipping buoy marks the site of the SS Yongala

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  1. http://www.townsvillemaritimemuseum.org.au/the_yongala/ss_yongala.php
  2. Andy Toulson (5 November 2008). "Watsons grave". Bulletin. Retrieved 2010-01-31.

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