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Memorial stone erected by friends of all nationalities and creeds in memory of Ebenezer James, Chaplain to the Naval Forces for his christian efforts for the social and moral advancement of sailors. The memorial also recognises his efforts in stamping out  'crimping'  in Victoria. 

"Crimping' or shanghaiing refers to the practice of conscripting men as sailors by coercive techniques such as trickery, intimidation, or violence. Those engaged in this form of kidnapping were known as "crimps".


Address:College Crescent, Melbourne General Cemetery, Parkville, 3052
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.791811
Long: 144.961975
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Source: MA
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