The Napier was destroyed and abandoned by captain and crew leaving 10 men and a diver to dismantle as much as possible before she went to pieces. View more.

About the listing

Wreck occurred: 1878
Where: Adjacent pier in Port Campbell Bay

A steamer commissioned to assist salvage of the Loch Ard, swell forced the vesssel onto rocks on western wall of bay, considered salvageable but was torn apart by another gale awaiting a pump to arrive from Warrnambool.


Contact details

Napier, Shipwreck Coast, Port Campbell,12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia