| John Breckenridge|
| William Woodward, Brisbane Water, NSW, Australia|
Ability was a wooden ketch of 48 tons, owned by J. Breckenridge and built at William Woodward in 1878. She ran aground at Cape Hawke, New South Wales, Australia, in 1897.
Ability (1878) Wikipedia
On 5 January 1897, traveling from Cape Hawke to Sydney with a load of timber, Ability broke her moorings and was beached at Cape Hawke, near Forster, New South Wales. There were no reported deaths.