With the discovery of gold in 1851, Melbourne soon became a major entry point to Australia.
[ASR],[LG],[LPA - built 1865],[LPW - 19 tons],[LV] In 1869, stranded at Lakes Entrance, Gippsland coast; apparently salvaged and returned to service. Went to pieces after running on to a bank in the west channel of Lakes Entrance, 27 March 1874. In June 1912, towed free the stranded steamer Leura in Lady Bay, Warrnambool. Left Sydney on a cruise to Melbourne, and was returning in thick weather when she ran on to Beware Reef off Point Hicks, eastern Victoria, 1 September 1926. This is surprising low as the coastline is magnificent in its ruggedness, a fact not lost on the tourist operators who promote Victoria's Shipwreck Coast.
For the purposes of this listing, which includes over a thousand entries, Port Phillip and its entrance, the Rip, has been separated, as has Gabo Island to the far east of the state.
Destroyed a drifting mine six miles from Cape Everard, eastern Victoria, 23 February 1919.
Ran on to the Port Albert bar early in March and could not be refloated, March 1852.
Known to have operated in eastern Victorian waters in the 1840s.
Finally, around June 1840 a quantity of wreckage was found on the beach near Cape Schanck, on the Victorian coast, including some gold-lettered drawers, part of fittings for a chemists shop in Melbourne which had been consigned on board the Agnes.
On 4 August 1875, involved in collision with schooner Gippslander, Hobsons Bay, Port Phillip.