Wreck of the Quetta, The Queenslander, 15 March 1890.

When the steamship Quetta was wrecked on a reef in the Torres Strait in 1890 with 134 lives lost, repercussions of the disaster were felt in every embarkation port do

Queensland Royal Mail Steamers, London Emigration pamphlet, c1890. Note the route from London through the Suez Canal direct to Queensland. Courtesy Fryer Library, University of Queensland
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