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Steamer SS Dicky was shipwrecked on a Caloundra beach in 1893 which was named after her. The ship sailed from Rockhampton and as it arrived to clear Caloundra Head it met lashing rain and cyclonic winds that sent the ship on her beam ends. Captain James Beattie was forced to beach the ship to avoid hitting the rocks off Moffat Beach.

Sony a77, CZ16-80@30mm, f22, 2sec, ISO100, tripod used


  • Mieke Boynton
    Mieke Boyntonabout 1 year ago

    Awesome colours, Rosie!!!

  • Thanks Mieke, it was a lovely diaplay :)

    – Rosie Appleton

  • Kylie Reid
    Kylie Reidabout 1 year ago

    Love the colour Rosie

  • Thanks Kylie… it’s amazing what a cheap ND filter will do eh?? :)

    – Rosie Appleton

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 1 year ago

    Outstanding low light and colour Rosie.

  • Hey thanks Jules :)

    – Rosie Appleton

  • billfox256
    billfox256about 1 year ago

    What a sad end for this lovely lady of the sea!!!! The composition here is really
    excellent!!! Bill

  • Thanks Bill :) She is still very much admired!!

    – Rosie Appleton

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Patten11 months ago

    Very nice mate.

  • Thanks Warren :)

    – Rosie Appleton

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devine11 months ago

    Lovely work.

  • Thank you Bette :)

    – Rosie Appleton

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