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05-August-2016
05-August-2016

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A seat commemorates Australian Merchant Mariners who transported troops and supplies during World War Two. 70 merchant ships were sunk and many mariners lost their lives.

Location

Address:McLaren Parade , near Lighthouse, Queens Wharf 1, Port Adelaide, 5015
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.842505
Long: 138.504227
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates the service of Australian Merchant Mriners who were engaged in transporting troops and supplies across Australian waters during W.W.II when 70 merchant ships were sunk and one in five Australian Merchant Mariners died.

Lest We Forget

Source: MA,TOH
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