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Dedicated to the four sailors who lost their lives during a fire aboard the HMAS Westralia in 1998.

The HMAS Westralia fire incident of 5 May 1998, involved the combustion of a quantity of diesel fuel in the engine compartment. Four sailors were killed and the ship disabled.

Location

Address:High & Swanbourne Streets, Monument Reserve, Fremantle, 6160
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.052222
Long: 115.756944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Maritime
Actual Event STart Date:05-May-1998
Actual Event End Date:05-May-1998

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 22nd November, 2004
Source: MA
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