Children

Crew sickness and gale force winds conspired against this ill fated passage from Launceston to Portland.

Childers Cove Road Nullawarre Victoria



The Childrens wreck occured 1839

Where: Childers Cove west of Peterborough 30 km.

Crew sickness and gale force winds conspired upon this ill fated passage from Launceston to Portland. In 1951 high tide and rough seas exposed the skeletal remains of a man and child believed to be from the wreck which claimed 17 lives.