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The granite tablet commemorates those who died 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 sailors / fishermen and three steel hulled trawlers out of six that had been in the harbour that night.


Address:2 Smith Street, Christ Church Cathedral, Darwin, 0800
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.465879
Long: 130.845327
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Disaster
Actual Event Start Date:25-December-1974
Actual Event End Date:25-December-1974


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 Christ Church Cathedral, Darwin

Sunday 27th April 1975.


Source: MA,ACPH
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