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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`

Location

Address:Champion Road, 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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1899
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.

O hear us when we cry for thee

For those in peril on the sea.

Source: MAVMR
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