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16-July-2015
16-July-2015

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The monument commemorates Matthew Flinders who landed in the area in August 1799, and Joseph Dayman who made the first European passage of Fraser Island in 1847.

Location

Address:Dayman Street, Dayman Park, Urangan, 4655
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.289237
Long: 152.907891
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Front Inscription

             Erected
To The Memory Of Capt
   Matthew Flinders R. N.
Who Landed Hereabout
From H.M.S. Norfolk On
       6th August 1799
              And
Lt Joseph Dayman R.N.
Who Passed Here In The
Schooner "Asp" After
   Making The First
   Passage Of Fraser
   Island Straits 1847.
   "All I Ask Is A Tall
   Ship And A Star
 To Steer Her By"

 

Source: MA
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