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On 29 September 1966 the steamer Eleni K (ex Liberty Ship Johns Hopkins) buckled amidships shortly after departing Thevenard with a load of wheat. Some salvage occurred but the vessel was beyond repair.
In November the Eleni K was refloated and removed from the shipping channel to its present position between Goat Island and St Peter Island. It was grounded in 11-13 metres of water and today provides one of South Australia's best shipwreck dives.
steel screw steamer - Liberty Ship
1966 - steamer broke its back and was refloated and towed to present location
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