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16-December-2020

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The plaque commemorates the departure of the last square rigged sailing ships, the Pamir and Passat in 1949. 

Location

Address:Victoria Terrace, Base of Anchor, Port Victoria, 5573
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.496121
Long: 137.483055
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event Start Date:28-May1949
Actual Event End Date:01-June-1949

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 30th May, 1999
Front Inscription

To commemorate the departure of the last square rigger sailing ships

Pamir 28th May 1949 - Passat 1st June 1949

"Where tall ships sail eternally across the seas of time"  (Max Fatchen)

Dedicated by Gerry Edwardes 
Grain agent to the Windjammers 
30th May 1999

Source: MA
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