Author Results for Graeme Henderson

The Stranding of HMS Success at Fremantle

By Graeme Henderson

In 1829, due to faulty pilotage, HMS Success grounded on the Western side of Cockburn Sound, South of Fremantle. The paper describes the efforts made to refloat her, which was eventually successful, and the repairs undertaken by the ship’s crew aided by the crews of other naval ships who had assisted in the rescue. The […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Indian Ocean | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Miscellaneous