Umvolosi (1)

Umvolosi British steamer of 1,775 tons built in 1889 by J. Laing Sunderland, owned by Bullard King & Co and commanded by Captain H Clarke.


Wrecked 300m east of Kleinemonde River mouth on 12 April 1890 while on a voyage to Natal with cargo of 6 railway coaches, sleepers and mining machinery.


The crew & 2 passengers were safely landed.


She traded between London & Natal.

Wrecked near Kowie River Mouth - 1890

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