Historical information

One of a collection of 6 photographs donated by Anne Grayden.
The Speke was the third largest 3 masted ships built in 1891. It was wrecked in 1906 near Kitty Miller Bay due to a navigational error. One man drowned but the rest of the crew reached safety. Remains of the hull are a tourist attraction now over 100 years later.

Physical description

Black & White photograph of the wreck of the Speke. The shop is listing but still in one piece. It is in the water seemingly stuck on rocks.