Dec 24, 2007

The 1200 ton East Indian ship Arniston was employed by the Royal Navy as a troop transport between England and Ceylon.  In 1815, she was wrecked near Cape Agulhas, South Africa with the loss of 372 lives after a longitude navigational error occurred by not having a chronometer.  6 survived

Rocks Used:  Leopard skin jasper-Mohave ryolite-wood marble-sodolite-blue calcite-andesite-picture ryolite-obsidian-mudstone Note: The entire picture was made of rock except the copper rigging.

rock names are often named regionally and therefor subject to change.

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