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30-October-2016
30-October-2016

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

A sculpture commemorates windjammer sailors, who in the 19th and mid-20th century often risked their lives in perilous weather to sail wind ships (windjammers) carrying critical cargoes in and out of Australian ports to foreign lands.

Location

Address:2 Murray Street, Australian National Maritime Museum, Pyrmont Wharf Foreshore, Darling Harbour, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.868191
Long: 151.198059
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Monument Designer:Brett Garling

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 27th April, 2016
Front Inscription

Windjammer Sailors vital to the development of Australia

Presented by Rear Admiral Andrew J. Robertson AO, DSC, RAN(Rtd) after concept by Dennis Adams OAM 

April 2016


 

Source: MA
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