shipwreck

Steamer Compass

The compass was retrieved off the “Go Ahead” steamer which was wrecked south of Cape Kidnappers in 1887.

Centre of compass reads –
CRUTCHED FRIARS
REYNOLDS & SON
LONDON

Steamer Lifebuoy

Lifebuoy and bell retrieved from the steamer “Go Ahead, which ran aground and was wrecked south of Cape Kidnappers on 20 May 1887

Steamer Newspaper Article

“Go Ahead” passenger steamer was wrecked south of Cape Kidnappers in 1887. Michael Gordon, son of Michael Scott Campbell Gordon, has the bell, compass and lifebuoy from the steamer.