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19-July-2017
19-July-2017
Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

A plaque commemorates the merchant seaman who bought supplies to Darwin during World War Two.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Bicentennial Park -adjacent to Cenotaph, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466667
Long: 130.84
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

Australian, British and Allied Merchant Navy

This plaque is dedicated to those merchant seamen who brought supplies to Darwin 1942 - 45

Particularly those who were in the area during the first Japanese air raid 19. 2. 42 in the ships listed below 

Admiral Halsted      Barossa      Mauna Loa  Neptuna

Benjamin Franklin   Don Isidro   Meios          Port Mar Zealandis

British Motorist        Florence D  Manond      Tulagi

 

 

Source: MA,SKP,TOH
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