HMAS Sydney 1 Memorial - Milson's Point

Description: 

 
The bow section is set into the sea wall on Olympic Drive at Milsons Point in Sydney.  The plaques are immediately behind this on Olympic Drive.
This memorial commemorates the sinking of the sinking on 9th Nov 1914 of the German raider "Emden"

 

Inscription: 

 
Bow of the original H.M.A.S. Sydney
Presented by the
Royal Australian Historical Society
to the Municipality of North Sydney
to commemorate the sinking
on the 9th November, 1914
of the German raider "Emden"
by H.M.A.S. Sydney
 
This famous relice, which was erected here
by the North Sydney Municipal Council
was unveiled by the Hon. N.J.O. Makin, M.P,
Minister for the NAVY, on 9th November 1941
 
L Fitzpatrick - Town Clerk
 
Ald. J. O. Cramer - Mayor

 

Dedication: 

9th Nov 1941
 

War: 

WW1
 
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Recorded By: 

Peter Williams
 

Established: 

9th Nov 1941
 

Address Data: 

Olympic Drive
Milson's Point NSW 2061
 
 

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