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A plaque commemorates Fred Watkins, regarded as one of Cardwell`s best and most experienced seaman who drowned when the barge he was piloting capsized.
He built the first large boat in the area now occupied by the National Parks building near the jetty.
|Address:||Bruce Highway, Jetty, Cardwell, 4849|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -18.263056|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||February-2001|
This Plaque Is Dedicated To FRED (MICKEY) WATKINS
28.2.1939 - 22.11.2000
Remembered By The Cardwell Community As A Good Mate, Good Friend, Great Skipper