THE SS WARATAH AND THE CURSE OF THE EMPIRE HOTEL

THE SS WARATAH AND THE CURSE OF THE EMPIRE HOTEL

The SS Waratah disappeared without trace on July 27 1909n enroute to London from Australia.  The full story can be read HERE. Among the 211 passengers and crew  on board were six members of the  Bowden family, travelling third class. Newspaper reports varyingly stated that Mr Bowden

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SS WARATAH: AUSTRALIA’S ‘TITANIC’

SS WARATAH: AUSTRALIA'S  'TITANIC'

The Mystery of the S.S. Waratah   On July 27 1909 the S.S. Waratah was sighted by a passing ship off the east coast of South Africa, enroute to London from Sydney. She was carrying 211 passengers and crew, many of them Australian. The ship was never

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