H.M.A.S. WarrnamboolPrint Page
A monument commemorates the sinking of the HMAS Warrnambool and the loss of four crew during World War Two.
On the 13th September 1947, the HMAS Warrnambool struck a mine at Cockburn reef and sank with the loss of four lives. The four sailors had become the last naval casualties of World War Two operations.
|Address:||Coral Sea Drive , Battle of the Coral Sea Memorial Park, Cardwell, 4849|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -18.246818|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
To Commemorate The Loss Of HMAS WARRNAMBOOL
A Bathurst Class Corvette
Commissioned On 23rd September 1941 And Sunk During Minesweeping Operations Off Cockburn Reef 13th September 1947 With The Loss Of The Following Crew -
Stoker R.J.Garret 34344
Able Seaman J.H.Hyland 28583
Signalman N.L. Lott 28608
Able Seaman D.B.Sigg 31199
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning
We will remember them
LEST WE FORGET