16 March 1945 Shipwreck

Shipwreck - Sibigo 1945

Shipwreck - Sibigo

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2 Water vessel(s) destroyed

The Sibigo was on a voyage from Brisbane to Finchaven when she was lost in a hurricane off Port Douglas

Of the 85 crew members on board 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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