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17-February-2016
17-February-2016

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A plaque commemorates Marshall Fordham who was a senior mechanical engineer with the Department of Civil Aviation who designed the transportable control tower at the airport.

Location

Address:331 Aerodrome Road, Mangalore Airport, Mangalore, 3663
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.889281
Long: 145.185188
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 28th May, 1988
Front Inscription

The Marshall Fordham Tower

This plaque commemorates Marshall Reginald Fordham (1912 - 1987)

Senior mechanical engineer.
Department of Civil Aviation (1947 - 1973). who designed this unique transportable control tower.

Unveiled by W. G. Willoughby.
Regional Director : Victoria / Tasmania
Department of Transport and Communications,
28th May 1988.

Erected by the Department of Aviation Historical Society.

 

Source: MA
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