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"Queenie" : 29-August-2011
"Queenie" : 29-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Myles Dowling

Monument with column and urn commemorates the loss of seven lives in the sinking of the yacht `Queenie` in 1899. 

Location

Address:Champion Road, Williamstown Cemetery, Williamstown, 3016
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.853205
Long: 144.880421
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Maritime
Actual Event STart Date:02-April-1899
Actual Event End Date:02-April-1899
Monument Manufacturer:Messrs Chambers & Clutten (Melbourne)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st April, 1900
Front Inscription

       ERECTED BY
              The
PEOPLE OF WILLIAMSTOWN
      AND FRIENDS.  
      IN MEMORY OF 
Those Who Perished By The
Foundering Of The Yacht
"Queenie" In Port Phillip Bay
On Easter Sunday April 2nd
          1899.

Left Side Inscription

Eternal Father Strong
To Save
Whose Arm Can Still The
Restless Wave.
        xxxxxx

O Hear Us When We Cry
To Thee

For Those In Peril On
The Sea.

Source: MA,VMR
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