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27-April-2019 (John Huth)
27-April-2019 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams / Roger Johnson / John Huth

A scale model of the submarine (B11 Submarine) Lieutenant Holbrook used in World War One was donated to the people of Holbrook to commemorate the bicentenary of Captain James Cook's exploration, charting and claiming of the east coast of Australia for the British Empire in 1770.

Captain James Cook claimed the whole of the east coast of Australia for Great Britain on 22 August 1770, naming eastern Australia, 'New South Wales.' 

 

Location

Address:Albury Street, Commander Holbrook Memorial Park, Holbrook, 2644
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.719434
Long: 147.316833
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 11th September, 1971
Right Side Inscription

This Scale Model Of
THE B-11 SUBMARINE 
Was Unveiled By
Admiral Sir Victor Smith 
K.B.E., C.B., D.S.C., 
Chairman Of Chiefs Of Staff, Canberra,
On 11th September 1971

The Model Was Donated To The People
And Shire Of Holbrook By The Holbrook
APEX Club, With Assistance From The
Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Government
Grant To Commemorate The Captain
Cook Bi-Centenary 1970.

 

Source: MA
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