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B11 Submarine / May 2103
B11 Submarine / May 2103

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A replica of the submarine (B11 Submarine) Lieutenant Holbrook used in World War One was donated to the people of Holbrook to commemorate the bicentenary of Captain James Cook's exploration, charting and claiming of the east coast of Australia for the British Empire in 1770.

Captain James Cook claimed the whole of the east coast of Australia for Great Britain on 22 August 1770, naming eastern Australia, 'New South Wales.' 

 

Location

Address:Albury Street, Commander Holbrook Memorial Park, Holbrook, 2644
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.719434
Long: 147.316833
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 11th September, 1971
Right Side Inscription

This Scale Model Of THE B-11 SUBMARINE Was Unveiled By  ADMIRAL SIR VICTOR SMITH K.B.E., C.B., D.S.C.,
CHAIRMAN OF CHIEFS OF STAFF, CANBERRA, On 11th September 1971

THE MODEL WAS DONATED TO THE PEOPLE AND SHIRE OF HOLBROOK BY THE HOLBROOK APEX CLUB, WITH ASSISTANCE FROM THE CAPTAIN COOK BI-CENTENARY GOVERNMENT GRANT TO COMMEMORATE THE CAPTAIN COOK BI-CENTENARY 1970.

Source: MA
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