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

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument 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
(Year/ Ship)

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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