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A plaque commemorates the visit to Goolwa of the Commanders of the ships H.M.S Amazon, F.N.S. Commandant Blaison, and H. M A.S Flinders for the reenactment of the Flinders Baudin meeting on Encounter Bay in 1802 as part of a Jubilee 150 event. The plaque also commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy.

South Australia celebrated the sesquicentenary (150th anniversary) of European settlement in 1986.


Address:Cadell Street, On World War Two, Soldiers Memorial Park, Goolwa, 5214
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.503103
Long: 138.783733
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 18th October, 1986
Front Inscription

To commemorate the visit to Goolwa by the Commanders of the Ships  H.M.S Amazon  F.N.S. Commandant Blaison  H.M.A.S Flinders for the re-enactment of the Flinders Baudin meeting on Encounter Bay in 1802

And to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy. 

18th October 1986

A Jubilee 150 Event

Source: MA,TOH
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