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The Eleanor wrecked while it was crossing the bar on what later became known as the Annabella Bank in Durban Port. Reportedly, the ship wrecked as a result of carelessness but, fortunately, no lives were lost in the event.

Sources are conflicted about the exact date on which the vessel wrecked.


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  • Jacob Vermaas.
    Schoener in stormweer.
  • Lesa la Grange, Martijn Manders, Briege Williams, John Gribble and Leon Derksen (2024).
    Dutch Shipwrecks in South African Waters: A Brief History of Sites, Stores and Archives [Unpublished].
  • SAHRA Database.

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