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Fishermen Memorial : 08-June-2012
Fishermen Memorial : 08-June-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates local fisherman from the port of San Remo who have lost their lives at sea. The memorial was constructed by the San Remo Foreshore Committee and was suported by the Rotary Club as a centennial project. 

The monument consists of a cairn listing the names of those who lost their lives, interpretive signage and an anchor.  

Location

Address:Marine Parade, San Remo, 3925
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.521053
Long: 145.366019
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

[ Names ]

Back Inscription

This cairn is a monument
dedicated to local fishermen
from this port who have
paid the ultimate price
and lost their lives in
pursuit of their livelihood.

Down to the sea
in ships they go
these chosen men of steel,
though mist & foam
and North West wind
is founding at the keel.

So sail they must
each crispy morn
away from trees & sod,
the sea may own
their wind burned flesh,
but their souls
belong to God. 

Source: MA
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