Museum showcases maritime history

DEEP UNDERWATER: Port MacDonnell’s maritime museum currently features the Submerged exhibition, showcasing Australian shipwreck history from across all states.

VISITORS can sink into shipwreck history as Port MacDonnell’s maritime museum showcases the Submerged – Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks exhibition.

The free exhibition focuses on wrecks of passenger ships, merchant vessels, steamers, schooners, whalers and a submarine.

Among the historic wrecks featured on the display panels making up the exhibition is the SS Admella, which struck a concealed reef in 1859 off Cape Banks, where 89 of 113 passengers and

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