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This is surprising low as the coastline is magnificent in its ruggedness, a fact not lost on the tourist operators who promote Victoria's Shipwreck Coast. For the purposes of this listing, which includes over a thousand entries, Port Phillip and its entrance, the Rip, has been separated, as has Gabo Island to the far east of the state. As a result of the loss of the Cambridge, ordered to search for a possible minelayer in Bass Strait, 1941. Wreckage found spread along the beaches around Loch Ard Gorge, west coast Victoria. With respect to shipping losses, Victoria can be considered in three parts - Port Phillip and its entrance, and Westernport, in the middle of the state; the rich pastures of Gippsland to the east, and the beautiful rugged coastline of the Great Oceans Road to the west. We should also consider the Bass Strait islands - King Island, the Furneaux Group and the Kent Group - they are listed separately (and are, incidentally, part of Tasmania). Destroyed a drifting mine six miles from Cape Everard, eastern Victoria, 23 February 1919. Ran on to the Port Albert bar early in March and could not be refloated, March 1852.
Finally, around June 1840 a quantity of wreckage was found on the beach near Cape Schanck, on the Victorian coast, including some gold-lettered drawers, part of fittings for a chemists shop in Melbourne which had been consigned on board the Agnes. Several authors have provided greater detail in individual or a small group of regional wrecks: Charlwood [CWR], Mackenzie [MM] and Ronald [PR] in particular. Lewis [IL], Nayler [NSC, NWR], Denmead [DD], and Stone [DA] provide excellent material on the wrecksites. That morning he was found unconscious on the beach near Sorrento by four young ladies, partially dressed and half hidden in the sand. Temporarily replaced SS Despatch on the Gippsland-Melbourne run in 1893 whilst the despatch was refitted. Foundered in a tremendous gale with mountainous seas off Jubilee Point near Cape Schanck, Gippsland coast, 28 December 1893. The one survivor, Robert Ponting, grasped portion of a cabin door and clung to for sixteen hours in the water before staggering on to the beach about 15 km from where the Alert foundered.
The western coast of Victoria contains, I am sure, more shipwrecks by number and tonnage than any other stretch of coast in Australia. Was being towed out over the bar at Lakes Entrance by the steamer Rose Of Sharon when the tow rope was cast off with the vessel still in a dangerous position, and she foundered, 12 November 1889. They were the first casualties of the new entrance.