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Place Names Register Extract

Ellengowan Drive

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Name Ellengowan
Type Designation Drive
Place Id 5997
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 14 May 1969
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after the SS Ellengowan of some 30 tons built in Christiania around 1866. The Ellengowan serviced the Missions in New Guinea prior to being bought by the sugar company on the Daly River. Almost immediately upon entering service on the Daly River it was wrecked in the River where it remained for 4 years. It was purchased and raised by CS Copeland who had a contract to carry mail to Gulf ports of Northern Australia, under Captain Macredie.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
14/05/1969 NTG20
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