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May-2007
May-2007

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

The plaque commemorates the merchant seaman who bought supplies to Darwin during World War Two.

Location

Address:Esplanade, Bicentennial Park, adjacent to Cenotaph, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466667
Long: 130.84
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

AUSTRALIAN, BRITISH AND ALLIED MERCHANT NAVY

This Plaque Is Dedicated To Those
Merchant Seamen Who Brought Supplies To Darwin 1942 - 45
Particularly Those Who Were In The Area During
The First Japanese Air Raid 19. 2. 42 In The Ships Listed Below 

Admiral Halsted      Barossa         Mauna Loa      Neptuna

Benjamin Franklin   Don Isidro       Meios            Port Mar Zealandis

British Motorist        Florence D    Manonda        Tulagi

 

 

Source: MA,SKP,RVWM
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