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07-May-2016
07-May-2016

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster

A plaque commemorates pioneer and whaler, Patrick Marmion.

In 1849 Patrick Marmion employed four boats as whale chasers and built a small whaling station in the area now known as Sorrento. It continued to operate for almost five years.

Location

Address:Padbury Circuit, Sorrento, 6020
State:WA
Area:Australia
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.830635
Long: 115.748753
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:February-1970
Front Inscription

Marmion`s Chimney

In 1849 Patrick Marmion, master whaler established a whaling station on a grant of land near this site.

Erected by Shire of Wanneroo

February 1970

R. W. A. H. S. 

Source: MA
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