Author Archives: aacoroad
For those who haven’t heard it before, here is the audio of my A Year on Cooplacurripa
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
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
These maps are in PDF. Also try Google Earth or similar. Record your information on the maps where you can or in a Word document. Use the print icon on the map page to print the section you are interested … Continue reading
THE KIT Here it is. This should get you on your way! For maps, please go to Google Earth or similar. Click on “THE KIT” (above) to download the latest version!
In November 1826, Robert Dawson, Chief Agent of the AA Company led a group consisting of 6 Aborginal men and 3 convicts together with 5 horses and a couple of dogs from the Australian Agricultural Company headquarters at Tahlee on … Continue reading