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A boat ramp commemorates Kevin Doyle who was accidently killed at Lake Argyle in August 1978.
Kevin Doyle was employed as a manager of the Darwin Land Services. He took up water skiing in 1970 and was the main force in supporting a move by boat owners for the construction of a ramp to allow boats to be launched at all tide levels. He was killed in a boating accident on Lake Argyle, Kununurra (Western Australia) before the ramp was completed.
|Address:||Conacher Road , Bullocky Point, Fannie Bay, 0820|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -12.436111|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||19-August-1978|
|Actual Event End Date:||19-August-1978|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 9th September, 1978|
THE DOYLE RAMP
IN COMMEMORATION OF KEVIN A. DOYLE
CLUB PRESIDENT NORTHERN TERRITORY
WATER SKI ASSOCIATION, 1977-78
ACCIDENTALLY KILLED, ON 19TH AUGUST, 1978
HIS UNTIRING EFFORTS IN SEEING THIS RAMP EVENTUATE AND HIS CONTRIBUTION TO WATER SPORTS IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN.
OFFICIALLY OPENED BY THE HON. ROGER STEELE, M.L.A., MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT & WORKS
9TH SEPTEMBER, 1978.