A.H.S. Centaur MemorialPrint Page
The monument is close to where the ship was sunk off Moreton Island in World War Two resulting in 268 deaths.
Australian Hospital Ship (AHS) Centaur was a hospital ship which was attacked and sunk by a Japanese submarine off the coast of Queensland, Australia, on 14 May 1943. Of the 332 medical personnel and civilian crew aboard, 268 were killed. Of the 332 people on board, only 64 were rescued by the USS Mugford.
|Address:||Hopewell Street, Cylinder Head, Stradbroke Island, Point Lookout, 4183|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.424709|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||14-May-1943|
|Actual Event End Date:||14-May-1943|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 15th May, 1994|