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Ethel Shipwreck Time-Lapse

Ethel wreck Could Ethel be South Australia’s most photographed shipwreck? Heritage South Australia is keen to find out. Share your photos or videos of this historic shipwreck to be considered for the Ethel Shipwreck Time-Lapse.

Built in 1876, Ethel was a 711-ton, three-masted iron barque, originally launched with the name Carmelo, which ran aground in a storm while en-route from South Africa in 1904. The Ethel wreck is located on the coast in Innes National Park on the Yorke Peninsula.

We are looking forward to viewing your imagery taken over the decades from your personal collections and selecting from these to add to our collection to compile an Ethel Shipwreck Time-Lapse which will be made available for the public to enjoy.

Upload your digital photos or videos using the form below by 31 March 2020. 

If you have historical photos (including fading photos), old slides or films/videos that are not in digital format you can submit these at our Customer Service Centre, Ground Floor, 81-95 Waymouth Street, Adelaide, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (closed 24 December 2019 to 1 January 2020), or post to: Heritage South Australia, GPO Box 1047, Adelaide SA 5001. 

If you are submitting media where the image is not visible without hardware, please provide details of content and media format. If your media is selected to form part of the Time-Lapse, we will convert it to a digital or useable format for our use and digital copies of photos can be provided to you via email if requested. Heritage South Australia will return all original media received. 

For more information contact Heritage South Australia on (08) 8124 4960 or email 

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