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The plaque commemorates 150 years since Captain Henry Sinclair sailed into Port Denison in October 1859.

Captain Henry Daniel Sinclair (1818 - 1868) was an explorer and founder of Bowen, Queensland, Australia. Captain Sinclair discovered Port Denison (the port of Bowen) in 1859 in the cutter Santa Barbara.


Address:18323 Bruce Highway, Bowen, 4805
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.043443
Long: 148.228259
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event Start Date:16-October-1859
Actual Event End Date:16-October-1859


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 16th October, 2009
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This plaque is to commemorate 150 years since Captain Henry Daniel Sinclair sailed into Port Denison

16th October 1859

Erected by Whitsunday Regional Council

16th October 2009

Source: MA
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