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Castle Bay Whaling Monument
Castle Bay Whaling Monument

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Cairn commemorates the site of the Castle Rock Company American whaling station.

Back in 1845, the Castle Bay Whaling Company was established near the rock. During rough weather, Castle Rock was used as a safe refuge for the whaling ships. Whaling ceased in 1872.

Location

Address:Castle Rock Road, Castle Bay, Dunsborough, 6281
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.581111
Long: 115.094444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Front Inscription

This cairn marks the site of the Castle Rock Co. Whaling Station. Which commenced operations in 1845 and continued for many years. Erected by the Busselton Branch Royal Historical Society of W.A.

Source: MA
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