Excelsior

Steamer Excelsior-2

 

Walking around Mutton Cove South Australia

The Screw steamer Excelsior was built in 1897 by Gourlay Brothers of Dundee, Scotland.

The steel hulled vessel measured 131.0 feet (39.9 m) in length, 24.0 feet (7.3 m) breadth, 10.8 feet (3.3 m) depth and was 310 gross tons.

Steamer Excelsior Overlay

 

Ghostly Overlay of what the Screw Steamer may have looked back in 1897

Steamer Excelsior2-2

Steamer Excelsior3-2

 

Mutton Cove is an isolated and desolate area on the tip of the LeFevre Peninsula just 23 kilometres north west of Adelaide. It consists mainly of saltmarsh and is bounded by the sea and land