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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.
|Address:||Castle Rock Road, Castle Bay, Dunsborough, 6281|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.581111|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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.