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07-April-2014
07-April-2014

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K13 Memorial commemorates those who lost their lives in the submarine K13 and to all submarines lost between 1914 and 1955.

It is called the "K13" memorial in particular memory of those lost in HM Submarine K13, a steam-propelled World War One K class submarine of the British Royal Navy, which sunk in a fatal accident during sea trials in early 1917. The memorial was established in 1961 by the widow of Charles Albert Harry Freestone, a survivor of K13, who after leaving the Royal Navy emigrated to Australia and developed the prosperous business of C. A. Freestone Pty. Ltd. in Parramatta. The memorial also bears plaques listing the details of other submarines which have been lost in service.

Location

Address:304 Pennant Hills Road, K13 Memorial Park, Carlingford, 2117
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.78367
Long: 151.045155
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Approx. Event Start Date:1914
Approx. Event End Date:1955
Monument Designer:Gerard Lewers (sculptor) Douglas B Snelling (architect)
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 10th September, 1961
Source: MA,NRWM
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