Old Anchor off the Dunbar, The Gap. Sydney. NSW. Australia.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua
S 33° 50.630 E 151° 17.095
56H E 341317 N 6253836
Quick Description: An historic anchor rests on against a sandstone headland beisde the pathway at The Gap near Watsons Bay in Sydney.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 4/20/2015 10:16:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMNQQW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
This old anchor comes off the ship 'Dunbar' which was a full-rigged ship that was wrecked near the entrance to Sydney Harbour, Australia in 1857 with the loss of 121 lives.

The wreck of the Dunbar, with the loss of 121 passengers and crew, is one of Australia's worst maritime disasters in peacetime.
Read the history: (visit link)

The disaster is remembered each year by memorial services held at St Stephen's Church in Newtown, where many Dunbar victims were buried in a mass grave.
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