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01-February-2015
01-February-2015
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Plaque erected in memory of the crew that lost their lives during the wrecking of the "Star of Greece" in 1888. The plaque was unveiled on the centenary of the shipwreck. 

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Port Willunga, 5173
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.259248
Long: 138.461815
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Maritime
Actual Event STart Date:13-July-188
Actual Event End Date:13-July-1988

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 13th July, 1988
Front Inscription
          STAR OF GREECE
THIS PLAQUE IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF 
THE CREW THAT LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE
WRECKING OF THE THREE-MASTED IRON SAILING
SHIP STAR OF GREECE DURING A VIOLENT
STORM ON 13 JULY 1888. THE SHIPWRECK IS
LOCATED A KILOMETRE NORTH OF THIS POINT. 


THE HON.D.J.HOPGOOD, B.A.,Ph. D., M.P.,
DEPUTY PREMIER, MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT AND
PLANNING, TRUSTEE OF THE STATE HERITAGE
ON THE CENTENARY OF THE WRECKING
13 JULY 1988. 
Source: MA
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