The compass was retrieved off the “Go Ahead” steamer which was wrecked south of Cape Kidnappers in 1887.
Centre of compass reads –
REYNOLDS & SON
Lifebuoy and bell retrieved from the steamer “Go Ahead, which ran aground and was wrecked south of Cape Kidnappers on 20 May 1887
“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.