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Fred Watkins Plaque
Fred Watkins Plaque
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Russell Byers / John Huth

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.

Location

Address:Bruce Highway, Jetty, Cardwell, 4849
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -18.263056
Long: 146.025556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:February-2001
Front Inscription

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

Source: MA
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