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A monument commemorates the Merchant Navy personnel who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two.
A plaque on the monument also commemorates the sacrifices made by Australian and international merchant seaman in the development of Australia.
|Address:||2 Murray Street, Australian National Maritime Museum , Darling Harbour , 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.86995|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
In memory of all Merchant Navy seafarers who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War II (one in eight Australian merchant seamen gave his life), and in recognition of the sterling wartime contribution of seamen`s women`s auxiliaries.
Commissioned by the Brisbane Seamen`s Union Women` Committee,
1933 - 1993
Dedicated to the memory of the sacrifices made by Australian and international merchant seafarers in contributing to Australia's prosperity and peace.