Friday, 8 July 2016


The following post on Mole's Genealogy Blog gives us another, important insight into experiences aboard Waratah shortly before she disappeared. The writer describes seas 'sweeping' over Waratah's deck, breaking fixtures. Waratah's low freeboard could partly have been responsible for this, but despite these conditions, Waratah stood firm against the elements. It reminds us that she was seaworthy in challenging conditions.

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