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A cairn on slipway marks the site where Catalina aircraft operated from during World War Two.
|Address:||1 Thomas Street, Port Denison Sailing Club, Bowen, 4805|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -20.018958|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 26th January, 1977|
AUSTRALIA DAY 1977
This mooring block commemorates
The site of 1 F.B.M.U.
And kindred R.A.A.F. units.
A special tribute is paid to
Catalina Squadrons - 11,20 and 43
Who operated from this harbour during World War II
Per Ardau Ad Astra
Erected by a grateful
Bowen Historical Society
R.A.A.F. No 20 Squadron