Shipwrecks: Australia’s Adolphe

Wrecked in 1904, the four-masted steel barque Adolphe lies on the shipwreck-laden Stockton breakwall in Newcastle harbour. The heroic efforts of a lifeboat station crew saved all 32 people aboard. Adolphe was on the final leg of her voyage from Antwerp into Newcastle Harbour on the morning of September 30, assisted by two tugs. But […]