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01-February-2015
01-February-2015
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A plaque commemorates the crew that lost their lives during the wrecking of the "Star of Greece" in 1888.

It 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-1888
Actual Event End Date:13-July-1888

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 of 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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