Monthly Archives: January 2020

Naming the Wharves

A NOMINATION FOR THE SS COWEAMBAH SOME NOTES BY DAVID BENSON Shipwreck – Coweambah MAPView Larger Map Top of Form Shipwreck Id number:                 442 Vessel name:                                  Coweambah Type of vessel:                               Screw steamer Sailing rig type: Gross tonnage (imperial tons): … Continue reading

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WHAT’S IN A NAME?

  Coweambah Before it was known by the dual names of Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest, the area around the two Port Stephens towns had the name Coweambah. The name Coweambah was later applied to what is probably Tea Garden’s … Continue reading

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