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Memorial tablet erected by the Australian Agricultural Company in memory of those who perished on the 19th May 1842 when the company's schooner Carrington was wrecked in a terrible gale and lost on the north head of Port Stephens.


Address:Cowper Street, St Johns The Evangelist Anglican Church, Stroud, 2425
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.405097
Long: 151.968073
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Disaster
Monument Designer:J Popplewell


Front Inscription

To the Memory
Joseph Woodlands
and the crew of the
A A Company's Schooner Carrington
who perished on the night of the
19th May 1842
when that vessel was wrecked
in a terrific gale
and was irrecoverably lost
on the
North Head of Port Stephens
This stone as a tribute of respect
was erected
at the expense of the company

Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest
not what a day may bring forth. Prov xxvii.i

J. Popplewell
Sculptor Pitt St


Source: H, MA
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