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Photographer:Chris Howell [View profile]Title:RUNICAdded:Oct 14, 2009
Photo Category: Wrecks & Relics
Lord Howe Island,Tasman Sea

The tug Carlock is standing by her.

She was a total loss and parts are still visible today.

scan permission Bluff Maritime Museum

Completed 1950
Tons: 13587DWT: 14630 Length overall: 171.0 LPP: 164.6 Beam: 22.0
Builder: Harland & Wolff
Location of yard: Belfast
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 2ST-17

Disposal Data:
wrecked Middleton Reef, 120nm N Lord Howe Is 19.2.61 [Brisbane-Auckland, ballast]
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Chris Howell on Oct 15, 2009 18:56 (9 years ago)

I always thought it was Carlock, as she was involved in similar work during the 1960's.
footman on Oct 15, 2009 10:50 (9 years ago)
Hi Chris,
The Runic ran aground on Middleton Reef in the Tasman Sea, not on Lord Howe Island, and the tug is the Fearless from Brisbane, not the Carlock. The actual date was 19 February 1961.
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