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A carved stained timber screen in a Gothic style commemorates the pearlers who lost their lives in the April and December 1908 cyclones.
In April 1908 forty-four luggers were destroyed and fifty lives lost, and nine months later a cyclone destroyed another four vessels and fifty lives.
|Address:||Hamersley & Haas Streets, Church of the Annunciation (Broome Anglican Church), Broome, 6725|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -17.960439|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Religious Object|
"Peace be Still"
To The Glory Of God
This Screen Is Erected By
The Pearlers Of Broome
To The Memory Of Their
Fellow Pearlers Who Were
Drowned In The Blows Of
April And December 1908
"When Thou Passest Through The Waters
I Will Be With Thee."