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The plaque is dedicated to those who lost their lives in the ships of the Gollin Kyokuyo Fishing Company during Cyclone Tracy in 1974.

Gollin Kyokuyo was a joint fishing venture operating out of Darwin at the time of Cyclone Tracy. They lost seven sailor/fishermen and three steel hulled trawlers out of six that had been in the harbour that night.

Location

Address:2 Smith Street (Cnr Esplanade), Christ Church Cathedral, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.465879
Long: 130.845327
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Storms
Actual Event Start Date:25th-December-1974
Actual Event End Date:25th-December-1974

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 27th April, 1975
Front Inscription

       IN MEMORY OF 
THOSE GALLANT TRAWLERMEN
FROM GOLLIN KYOKUYO FISHING COMPANY 
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES AT SEA

CYCLONE "TRACY" 25th DECEMBER 1974.

"FLOOD BIRD"  
S Odawara - Captain
D Holten - Engineer
G Roewer - Cadet Fisherman
D Fealy -  Cadet Fisherman
R Swann -  Cadet Fisherman  

"FRIGATE BIRD"
W Woodyatt - Engineer
R Wade - Cadet Fisherman  

DEDICATED AT CHRISTCHURCH CATHEDRAL, DARWIN 
SUNDAY 27th APRIL 1975.

Source: ACPH
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