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Seafarers Memorial : 21-April-2012
Seafarers Memorial : 21-April-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A moument commemorates those who have lost their lives at sea on Victoria`s West Coast.

The anchor was discovered in Port Phillip in 1936

Location

Address:Great Ocean Road, Aireys Inlet, 3231
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.461578
Long: 144.106002
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Maritime

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 26th May, 1991
Left Side Inscription

Chronological List of Wrecks

Right Side Inscription

Dedicated to all seamen, passengers and rescuers who lost their life on the Victorian Western coastline.

"More large ships have been wrecked along Victoria`s West Coast than on any other comparable stretch of coastline of Australia and the stories of their loss are woven into legend and romance which surrounds the golden years of last century" J.L. 

Unveiled by the Governor of Victoria His Excellency Dr. Davis McCaughey on 26th May 1991

Source: MA
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