Skipper of Wyola retires
Captain Carl Frederick Douglas of East Fremantle was the skipper of the Wyola for 36 years from 1915 to 1951 when he retired at the age of 68 after 55 years at sea.
Robb Jetty condemned, due to silt build up
Wyola taken to Robb Jetty for scrapping
Barge moored alongside to remove parts of the Wyola. Tug moved on to the shoreline for further work until only the keel, sternpost and stern frames remain. These features are still present today.
Robb Jetty demolished
Wyola's last owner writes biography
George Stewart, who took the Wyola to its current location for scrapping, not only ran a marine salvage operation but also a boxing troupe which toured country towns and the Royal Show. His book "The Leveller: The Story of a Violent Australian" was published in WA in 1979. He died two years ago in WA's South West.