16 March 1945 Shipwreck

Shipwreck - Sibigo

Shipwreck - Sibigo

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2 Water vessel(s) destroyed

The Sibigo encountered a cyclone and sank due to waves that broke over the top of the vessel. There were 85 crew members on board and only 13 were rescued. During the cyclone a ketch (sailing craft) was also destroyed.

Information Sources

Information Sources

Bureau of Meteorology, Tropical cyclone impacts along the Australian east coast from November to April 1858 to 2000, website viewed 27 May 2011
Wreck site, Sibigo 1945, 14 May 2008, website viewed 27 May 2011


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