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25-April-2013
25-April-2013

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The plaque commemorates Lieutenant John Stokes and the crew of the H. M. S. Beagle which surveyed the coastline in December 1844.

 

 

Location

Address:Fishermens Drive, Leander Point, On Beacon Obelisk, Port Denison, 6525
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.277305
Long: 114.915362
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Approx. Event Start Date:December-1844
Approx. Event End Date:December-1844
Link: https://www.dplh.wa.gov.au/about-i…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1979
Front Inscription

H. M. S. Beagle

A Tribute To Lieutenant John Lort Stokes
And Crew Of The Survey Ship H. M. S. Beagle

The Beagle A Cherokee Class Brig-Sloop Of Ten Guns Launched 11, May 1820, Surveyed This Coastline In Dec 1844
The Ship`s Work Continued For 50 Years For The Admiralty Until 13, May 1870 When She Was Sold.

Stokes Joined The Vessel In October 1825 As A Midshipman And Commanded It Between 16, August 1841 And 4 July 1848.

From The Dongara - Pt Denision Chamber Of Commerce Western Australia Year 1979

 

 

Source: MA
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