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Further Reading

The ADMELLA TEACHING RESOURCE KIT for schools has been developed, please contact Linda Hay at the District Council of Grant phone 08 87210444 or if you are interested in acquiring a copy to use in your school.

"WRECK OF THE ADMELLA" DVD DOCUMENTARY produced by Brenton Manser and Robert Tremelling in association with the Admella Commemoration Advisory Committee features interviews, some re-enactment, original music score and poetry. ( Running time approx 52 minutes).

Copies are available for purchase from the District Council of Grant for AUD$20.00 (incl GST) PLUS postage/packaging to Australia AUD$5.00. 

For credit card purchases please phone 08 87210444 or post cheque/money order to District Council of Grant, Post Office Box 724, Mount Gambier, South Australia, 5290 .



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There have been many books and stories written about the Admella and the wreck. Here is a list of some of them.

  • Wreck of the Admella by Ian Mudie Rigby Ltd 1966
  • The Diary of Bridget Ledwith by Bill Collett
  • Maiden Voyage of the S.S. Admella by William Isbister 1858
  • Wrecks on the South Australian Coast by Jack Loney Lonestone Press 1925
  • Australian Coastal Shipping by Barry Pemberton Melbourne University Press 1979
  • Narrative of the Admella Shipwreck by Samuel Mossman. JG Wiltshire JH Moulines & Co Melbourne 1859

Go to the Australian National Shipwreck Database which includes details on the Admella together with all known shipwrecks in Australian waters.

Log on to the Government of South Australia Atlas website to view coastline and location of shipwrecks.