Camp of the Perseverant - WA

Shipwrecks Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -25.506758 113.017082
DMS: 25º 30' 24.33" S 113º 01' 1.5" E
UTM: 49 J 7177401mN 702727mE
Altitude: 0m

Description

Address & Contact

Dirk Hartog Island WA 6537
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Information

The French whaling ship Perseverant washed ashore near here on 16 March 1841.
The crew stayed 10 weeks, five of them dying of scurvey in the meantime.
Eventually setting out for Java in four of the ship's smaller boats they were separated by a storm and only one boat with crew survived.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Shark Bay Airport at 23/11:00pm WST
Distance from Camp of the Perseverant 70.59km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
16.4°C16.3°C75%12.0°C1018.6hPa0.2mmE4km/hr
2knots
7km/hr
4knots

Closest Climatic Station

Denham
Distance from Camp of the Perseverant 69.48km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.631.831.128.525.822.921.722.423.825.527.729.1
Mean Min. °C22.022.822.019.716.513.912.713.214.816.518.620.5
Mean Rain mm7.715.314.214.037.454.840.021.97.86.13.12.4

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