Conference

GPS: S 31° 40.285'

         E 115° 39.643'

Location: Mindarie

Site depth: 17 metres

Divable conditions: <1.5m swell

Visibilty: 5-15metres

Vessel: Stripped hulk

Construction: Steel

Tons: 420 ton

Vessel length: Unknown (site length ~45m)

Wreck event: Scuttled 1905

The wrecksite lays two miles north west from Mindarie marina. Although collapsed, the site is still easily recognisable laying on a north west to south east axis, stretching for 45 metres from the stern post to a section of the bow intact and laying on its side to the south east.

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The rudder and stern post is the only upright structure left of the 420 ton iron barque named the 'Conference'. Built in 1855, after 40 years of service the Conference was hulked in Albany a decade before the vessel was finally scuttled in 1905.