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Lost Trading Vessel Koonya Plaque
Lost Trading Vessel Koonya Plaque

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

A series of plaques commemorate the losses of a number of coastal trading vessels adjacent to the Shire.

Koonya                        Wrecked off Cronulla 25th January, 1898
William Broughton       Sunk off Cronulla 8th July, 1820
Albion                          Wrecked off Cronulla 28th March, 1867
Dauntless                    Wrecked off Port Hacking 26th April, 1870
James Afflick              Wrecked at Cronulla 11th July, 1877
Adelphoi                      Wrecked off Bombora Point 21st December, 1879
Merchantman              Lost near Port Hacking 6th September, 1882
Woniora                        Sunk off Port Hacking 25th October, 1882


Address:Cronulla Street, Cronulla Shopping Mall, Cronulla, 2230
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.053222
Long: 151.1525
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Disaster


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1993
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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