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MA15: Maritime Auction

William Lionel Wyllie[1851-1931] - SS Austral in A Bay

Auction Lot MA15/357

William Lionel Wyllie[1851-1931] - SS Austral in a bay - signed and inscribed watercolour 32 x 23.5cm *Note - Built by John Elder & Co Govan in 1882 for the Orient Steam Navigation Company, SS Austral foundered while loading coal in Neutral Bay in 1882 with the loss of five lives. She was subsequently successfully re floated and continued to make the round trip from England to Australia for the next 22 years, eventually being broken up at Genoa in May 1903.

William Lionel Wyllie[1851-1931] - SS Austral in A Bay (MA15/357) offered in our Maritime Auction starting on 1st July 2015 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

William Lionel Wyllie[1851-1931] - SS Austral in a bay - signed and inscribed watercolour 32 x 23.5cm *Note - Built by John Elder & Co Govan in 1882 for the Orient Steam Navigation Company, SS Austral foundered while loading coal in Neutral Bay in 1882 with the loss of five lives. She was subsequently successfully re floated and continued to make the round trip from England to Australia for the next 22 years, eventually being broken up at Genoa in May 1903.

Price Realised

£620

Department

Pictures

Fine Art Category

Maritime Pictures

Sale Information

MA15: Maritime Auction
Wednesday, 1st July 2015
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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