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Richard Bisley Memorial
Richard Bisley Memorial

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Memorial commemorates pearl diver Richard Peter Bisley who disappeared while diving for pearls in Roebuck Bay in 1993. 

Richard Bisley was doing a routine dive when he disappeared. His mangled aqualung was found by searchers and his remains were found inside a tiger shark which was caught in Roebuck Bay a week later.

Location

Address:Robinson Street, Town Beach Foreshore, Broome, 6725
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.970658
Long: 122.236411
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:21-November-1993
Actual Event End Date:21-November-1993

Dedication

Front Inscription

In Memory

RICHARD PETER BISLEY

PEARL DIVER

LOST IN ROEBUCK BAY

NOV.21 1993  AGED 27.

Gone But Not Forgotten

(small plaque)

Granite donated by Macdonald Mining

Source: MA
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