Victorian Lighthouses – Cape Liptrap

In 2015 and 2016 I embarked on a voyage of learning and adventure by following the Victorian Coast looking for both Lighthouses and shipwrecks and have written many a post. We have been from Wonthaggi all the way to the South Australian border (and beyond). Victoria’s coastline is often rugged and exceptionally beautiful, the fertile…

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An update on the Mahogany Ship

In December 2015 Moth and I drove The Great Ocean Road and did the Victorian Shipwreck Coast, I wrote numerous blog posts about all the stop; along with, all the lighthouses and shipwrecks. One such post I wrote was about the Mahogany Ship; which has been raised to near Urban Legend Status, with so many…

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Victorian Lighthouses – Whalers Bluff, Portland

Whaler’s Bluff brings me to the end of this chapter on Victorian Lighthouses and Shipwrecks.

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Victorian Shipwrecks – Portland to Nelson

Last stop on the Victorian coastline is the Major shipping port of Portland

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Victorian Lighthouses and Shipwrecks -Cape Nelson

Our Second Last stop on the Victorian Coast line is Cape Nelson, finishing off next time with Portland

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Victorian Lighthouses and Shipwrecks – Griffiths Island

Griffiths Island, often incorrectly spelled as Griffith Island, sits at the mouth of the Moyne River  within the boundary of Port Fairy itself. Griffiths has no permanent (human) inhabitants, and is connected to the mainland by a causeway and is only accessible by foot. It forms part of the Port Fairy and Belfast Coastline Protection Reserve and, as well…

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Victorian Shipwrecks – The Mahogany Ship

One of Australia’s Maritime mysteries, did this ship actually exist?

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Victorian Lighthouses and Shipwrecks – Warrnambool

Most of my posts up until now have been one of the other, but in Warrnambool I get to cover both, and not just one but two lighthouses; plus fifteen shipwrecks. Lady Bay Lighthouses The Lady Bay Lighthouses were originally built in 1858-9 of basalt quarried on the Maribyrnong River, Melbourne. The upper tower, chartroom,…

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Victorian Shipwrecks – Peterborough

A few more wrecks around the Peterborough area.

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Victorian Shipwrecks – Loch Ard Gorge

Two wrecks; first the Loch Ard and then the Napier that went to salvage it!

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