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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.
|Address:||Padbury Circuit, Sorrento, 6020|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.830635|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||February-1970|
In 1849 Patrick Marmion, master whaler established a whaling station on a grant of land near this site.
Erected by Shire of Wanneroo
R. W. A. H. S.