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The memorial commemorates professional fisherman who have lost their lives in pursuit of their livelihood.

The monument is a three sided black marble obelisk on two steps listing the names of those who lost their lives at sea.


Address:North Parade , Maritime Precinct, Port Adelaide, 5015
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.843553
Long: 138.501288
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Link: http://www.uts.edu.au/research-and…


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 30th April, 1998
Front Inscription

West Coast

[ Names ]

In honour of our professional fishermen



Left Side Inscription

South East

[ Names ]

In honour of our professional fishermen



Back Inscription


[ Names ]

In dedication on this day the 30th April 1988 by His Excellency Sir Eric Neal AC, CVO  the Governor of South Australia to those who lost their lives at sea 

Hagen H. Stehr, AO  
Inaugural Chairman
Australian Fisheries Academy

Inscription in Proximity

S. A. Professional Fishermens Memorial

Officially opened by the Hon. John Olsen MP, Federal Member for Resources and Energy and Hagen H. Stehr, AO, Inaugural Chairman of the Australian Fisheries Academy on  Friday 20th March 1998 At Port Adelaide, South Australia

For Education, Employment and the Economic and Environmental Future of Australia
S.A Professional Fishermen's Memorial 

Source: MA, ACPH
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