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12-November-2015
12-November-2015

Photographs supplied by Ian Bevege

A plaque over the grave commemorates Albert Ross Hovell, who was a master mariner.  He was the son of William Hovell who discovered the Murray River with Hamilton Hume.

Location

Address:Charlotte & John Streets, Cooktown Cemetery, Cooktown, 4895
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -15.477346
Long: 145.241761
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Front Inscription

Sacred to the memory of Albert Ross Hovell, master mariner.  

Son of Captain Hovell who with Hume discovered the Murray River, N.S.W.

Died 5th May 1888, aged 55 years.

This tablet is erected to his memory by his friends.

Source: MA
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