Some people might be surprised to read that the oldest shipwreck recorded off Australia dates back to 1622. That is 148 years before Cook plied his way up the east coast. Twenty years before Abel Tasman partially circumnavigated Tasmania. Or just six years after the Dutch navigator Dirk Hartog nailed a pewter plate to aContinue reading “The Tryall: Australia’s earliest recorded shipwreck.”
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