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Lost Fishermen Memorial : 17-June-2011
Lost Fishermen Memorial : 17-June-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Roger Johnson

A monument commemorates fisherman who have lost their lives fishing out of the port of Port Fairy.

Eighteen names are on the monument which was constructed as a community project.

Location

Address:Gipps & Victoria Streets, Martins Point, Port Fairy, 3284
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.391053
Long: 142.243447
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 19th October, 1985
Front Inscription

A tribute to the fishermen of Port Fairy who lost their lives at sea

[ Names ] 

The sea never changes, and its works for all the talk of men, are wrapped in mystery. Joseph Conrad.

Sponsored by the Lions Club of Port Fairy - Belfast
October 19th 1985

Source: MA,RUMV,VMR
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