Dive Site Darwin Princess
MAX DEPTH ? Metres SUNK 1974 cyclone Tracy
LENGTH 75 FEET TONNAGE ? TONS GROSS
POSITION Latitude 12o S Longitude 130o E
Steel Passenger ferry licensed to carry 200 people lost during cyclone Tracy the vessel was used for a variety of activities including the transport of Telecom employees to Mandorah for work at the radio Australia site.
The vessel put to sea or broke her moorings on the Christmas eve with only the skipper aboard and was never seen again.
The vessel remained undiscovered until shortly after the discovery of the Schooner Booya